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Greatest Hits - not one to miss.
on 9 April 2006
This latest release from Daft Punk might seem like it's nothing more than a cash-in before they go touring again in summer 06. However, if you're a hardcore fan, then there's some stuff on here you probably won't want to pass up.
The CD is mainly stuff from the past three albums (most of it from Homework, and 3 songs a piece from Discovery and Human After All). It's a decent CD to listen to if you can't be bothered setting up a playlist with your favourite tracks, but otherwise, the majority of it is nothing new. There are 3 Daft Punk remixes as well, but none of them stood out as particularly amazing, and they did kinda seem tagged on as filler. The best part of the CD for me was the inclusion of "Musique" - the B side to Da Funk, which I bought back in 97, but then I lost the cassette and forgot how much I missed untill now.
It's also worth noting that there are some very odd choices of tracks (or lack thereof) - there's no "Digital Love" or "Aerodynamic" for example, two of the best tracks from the awesome Discovery.
The real highlight of this, however, is the DVD - it's got 5 videos of Homework tracks, three from Discovery/Interstella 555, and four from Human After All, including the immense "Robot Rock Maximum Overdrive" - which, if you're into glitch or cutup music is a real treat, though I can imagine it won't appeal to everyone's taste. But seeing the videos all in one place, collected together is such a treat. Daft Punk's videos are some of the best of recent years, if not all time. Definatley worth a look.
All in all, I'd say, if you're a fan you'd be daft not to pick this up (apologies for the terrible, terrible pun).