As music fans continue to grapple with a post-Daft Punk world, Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker has had a particularly emotional response to the duo’s breakup announcement.
“I guess I wasn’t expecting to be as emotional as I was,” Parker tells Apple Music’s The Matt Wilkinson Show.
Daft Punk announced their split earlier this week with an eight-minute video titled “Epilogue,” which featured a scene from their 2006 film Electroma. Parker says that the video “really moved” him.
“It shook me,” he admits. “It was almost like when you hear about someone that’s died. I know it’s obviously not nearly as tragic as when someone dies, but that kind of shock.”
By Josh Johnson
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