Daft Punk has uploaded an unpublished video in which they appear interpreting the classic “Rollin’ & Scratchin'”, completely unmasked, in 1997. A fact that must be remembered for the few times it occurred, in fact their main demand before any presentation was always that they must wear their helmets at all times.
The French electronic music duo shared this previously unreleased video on their YouTube channel last December, exactly 25 years after it was recorded as part of the Alive ’97 tour, and it has since amassed over 100,000 views.
The event, in which they performed before donning their iconic robotic helmets, took place at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, California.
Running at 12 minutes, this video was filmed shortly after the release of the duo’s debut album, Homework, which was released in early 1997.
Last year, Daft Punk celebrated the album’s anniversary by releasing vinyl reissues of Homework and the live album Alive ’97.
Since disbanding in February 2021, the iconic duo of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have released a wide range of archival material for all their fans.