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Finally, it looks as if the robots are actually making their long awaited return. A report from French newspaper Le Parisien reckons the electronic duo have left EMI records and will sign with Sony/Columbia for their forth studio album expected this spring.

Here’s a google translate of the report:

“Daft Punk has found a new home. After three albums with EMI, the helmeted duo is about to sign with Sony for his next album. Unless the contract is already signed. Not clear with these two, who cultivate secrecy since their inception and anonymity, although some have been privileged glimpse Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo, openly, at the launch party for the album Kavinsky his friend last week. But the case is heard. The fourth album of Daft Punk released this spring, Sony, its subsidiary Columbia

Daft Punk is finalizing its contract with the label directly to the United States, for a worldwide release. Suffice to say that in France, they will be managed as international artists … coming from across the Atlantic. An approach that looks increasingly common for French musicians who radiate abroad.

Daft Punk has been convinced by the U.S. team Columbia, as were members of Depeche Mode, a few months ago, another transfer from EMI to Sony.

We know little more about the album two French, if not it will be done in collaboration with Nile Rodgers of Chic and is one of the most anticipated records of the year, even if the last record of Daft Punk “Human After All” in 2005, was completely missed … Meanwhile, the duo made ​​a tour which amazed the world and has rekindled the excitement around him.

To be continued …

Andrew Rafter

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