New music from Daft Punk appears -- finally -- to be coming.
After teasing fans earlier this month with a mysterious 15-second television commercial aired during
Apparently due out in the United States on May 21 from Columbia Records, the long-awaited disc is to be called "Random Access Memories" and contains 13 tracks, none of whose titles is currently listed on iTunes. (A request for more information from a Columbia spokesperson was not immediately returned.)
If legitimate, "Random Access Memories" will serve as Daft Punk's first non-soundtrack studio album since 2005's "Human After All." In 2010 it created the score for
Rumored collaborators on the set include songwriter
Nile Rodgers of Chic has also spoken about his involvement with Daft Punk. On Friday he told Rolling Stone that the TV spot "pretty much shows you the great collaboration" and that their work together "felt so unbelievably natural."