Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (3:43)

Cover of Musique, Vol. 1: 1993-2005

From Musique, Vol. 1: 1993-2005 and 33 other releases

“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” is a song by French duo Daft Punk. The single was first released on 13 October 2001. A live version of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” was released as a single from the album Alive 2007 on 15 October 2007. This version won a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2009.

“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” features a robotic vocal performance by Daft Punk. As documented in the Discovery liner notes, “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” contains a sample of “Cola Bottle Baby” by Edwin Birdsong.

A live version of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” was recorded at Bercy in Paris from 14 June 2007. It was released as a digital download single on 15 October 2007, for the live album Alive 2007. The track contains a part of the “Television Rules the Nation / Crescendolls” segment of the Bercy performance that features elements of the songs “Around the World”, “Steam Machine”, “Television Rules the Nation”. This version of the song won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording at the 51st Grammy Awards.

Kanye West’s song “Stronger” from the album Graduation prominently features a sample of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”. Two actors who wore the robotic Daft Punk costumes in the film Daft Punk’s Electroma appear in the music video for “Stronger”. It was later performed live at the 2008 Grammy Awards with Daft Punk in their trademark pyramid while West was on stage rapping.

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