Rodgers on the Daft Punk album: "It's going to be so cutting edge"
Thu 2nd Aug, 2012 News 5600 viewsin
We know, we know – it’s been a long six months since Nile Rodgers first told us that he’d been working with Daft Punk on a new album. While there’s been a fairly steady drip-feed of clues about the album since, the Frenchmen themselves have been keeping Mum on the matter and despite suggestions that we’d be getting the release “maybe June”, August’s rolled ‘round without anything official materialising.
But while we’re still (somewhat impatiently) waiting for the much-hyped album to arrive, Nile Rodgers has reassured that the follow up to 2005’s Human After All is worth the wait. Speaking to Mixmag at Camp Bestival (watch part of the interview below), Rodgers gushed that “it’s going to be so cutting edge that people aren’t going to expect what they’re doing.”
“All I can say is those guys are geniuses,” the Chic frontman began. “To think that after all these years we’ve been trying to get together, they just show up at my apartment in New York City and the vibe between us is so powerful and so strong – it’s unbelievable.”
“Spiritually and artistically, working with them was as good as anything I’ve ever done,” Rodgers continued. “It’s as great as being in the studio with Bowie, it’s as great as being with Bernard Edwards and it’s as great as the best stuff I’ve ever done with Duran or Madonna.” Fingers crossed, eh?
July 30th, 2012