23 March 2013 1:59 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

The news we all knew was coming has come – Daft Punk’s new album has been confirmed.

After a number of weeks of, almost cruel, teasing since the rumours first began circling about a possible new Daft Punk album this year, the confirmation comes via iTunes. As said, it started with the rumours about the possibility of a new album (which was enough to get me excited), then there was the subtle change of their website by adding the Columbia Records logo to the bottom and of course there was this absolute tickle of a tease in the shape of this advert aired during Saturday Night Live :

Which was, no doubt, enough to send innumerable fans into orgasm as the tiny snippet hinted at a likely funk and disco inflection on the new album reminiscent of the duos seminal second album Discovery. After that there was the arrival of the billboards, »

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