On Monday, Forrest Wickman said here on Brow Beat that the first single from the new Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories, “could have passed for a lost Chic track from the late ’70s.”
Just how retro is it? So retro that Gabriel Zev Kenny swapped it in for some Curtis Mayfield on an old episode of Soul Train and none of the dancers missed a beat.
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