MUSIC – After “And one and two, and five years more”, they give way to “One More Time”. The re-election of Emmanuel Macron as President of the Republic this Sunday, April 24, was celebrated by his followers on the Champ de Mars to the rhythm of the tube of the famous helmet duo.
After 8:00 p.m. sharp and the announcement of the results that gave the outgoing president as the winner with 58.5% of the votes, the sound equipment installed in the Champ de Mars broadcast the hit “One More Time” by Daft Punk , provoking scenes of jubilation and joy. dancing in the dedicated space at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
A song for the occasion for the followers of Emmanuel Macron and for all those who did not want Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate, to come to power.
Others were simply amused by this election as part of his re-election, without forgetting to congratulate the DJ of Emmanuel Macron’s teams “for his humor”. The DJ in question is called Vanetty.
A (very) questionable choice for Daft Punk fans
However, this musical choice has left many fans of the duo very skeptical about this musical recovery for political purposes. On Twitter, many of them expressed their discontent.
If some laughed out loud, for many, this musical choice mainly caused irritation.
The group retired for more than a year did not react to this use of their piece, released in 2000 on the Discovery album.
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