Technologic (4:43)

Cover of Human After All

From Human After All and 17 other releases

“Technologic” is a song by French duo Daft Punk from the album Human After All. It was released as the second single on June 14, 2005. The music video for “Technologic” was directed by Daft Punk.

The song was featured in an iPod advertisement shown in the summer of 2005. It was also featured in an ad for the Motorola E398 mobile-phone, aired in early 2005 in Brazil. Additionally, the song was featured in an episode of The O.C… Recently it is used in the 2009 Lincoln MKS commercial, and in a series of TV ads for the Alfa Romeo MiTo. It is a playable track on the iPhone OS games Tap Tap Revenge and Tap Tap Dance. In an episode of the tv-show America’s Best Dance Crew, crew Kaba Modern performed to a master-mix of this song on February 7, 2008.

The song features an electronically transposed voice chanting technological commands. For example, “Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, drag and drop it, zip, unzip it” are spoken in rhythm to a beat.

A portion of the vocals were altered and used in the Busta Rhymes single “Touch It”, produced by Swizz Beatz. In a remix of “Touch It” the lines touch it, bring it, pay it, watch it, turn it, leave it, start, format it were sung by rap artist Missy Elliott. Additionally, the music video for “Touch It” shows a group of young cheerleaders doing a routine while chanting the same line.

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  • darthpaula

    probably best song ever

    8 Aug 2:10pm Reply
  • CaptainDurger

    Would have been better with a lower pitched voice/synthesized voice/vocoder, at least in my opinion.

    26 Mar 1:57am Reply
  • ChrisFallout

    Grew on me exponentially. When that beat picks up, my mind melts.

    27 Feb 4:50am Reply
  • WS9167

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it Buy it, use it, break it, fix it

    14 Feb 8:58pm Reply
  • ManDirky

    That acid bassline just burns it's way inside your brain. All I can think about now is that creepy lil' robot.

    6 Feb 11:35pm Reply
  • Red_Pain

    anyway i still don't get why this song is the most popular one from human after all

    31 Jan 9:29pm Reply
  • Red_Pain

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it [20]

    31 Jan 9:28pm Reply
  • PassantEyadh

    wtf is that

    29 Jan 8:25pm Reply
  • ayeromanojoy

    My computer is alive!

    29 Jan 4:15pm Reply
  • Forever_Dead

    Consumerism at its finest!

    27 Jan 3:45pm Reply
  • Verby8

    The fuckin baby robot is so cringe-worthy

    20 Jan 6:07am Reply
  • Hoffy17

    This song is so interesting. I mean, it's obvious that Human After All is all about consumerism and a technology/media-saturated society, the growing mechanisation of daily life (hence the realisation, we are human, after all). I like to think Daft Punk instil subtle meaning into their songs, and so, the reason this song is so disturbing to listen to is because it's A BABY singing, who already knows so much about technology - which has been a weird phenomenon we've seen all the time since the early 2000's, kids who know how to talk to computers, like a natural language. People don't like this song because the nature of it is that it is supposed to make you uncomfortable. I can totally understand what Daft Punk said when they responded to this album's criticism: "we think Human After All speaks for itself."

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • livesummertime

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it [19]

    2 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Hansori

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it [18]

    29 Aug 2013 Reply
  • TehSpiral

    probably the best track on Human After All, not that this means much.

    12 Aug 2013 Reply
  • hauzzer

    I hate this.

    9 Aug 2013 Reply
  • ChrisFallout

    Man, I don't get this song.

    6 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Independence33

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it [17]

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • fvictorjose

    um dia aprendo a cantar sem travar a língua.

    12 Jun 2013 Reply
  • patriotsaint_

    Buy it, use it, break it, fix it, Trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it, Charge it, point it, zoom it, press it, Snap it, work it, quick - erase it, Write it, cut it, paste it, save it, Load it, check it, quick - rewrite it, Plug it, play it, burn it, rip it, Drag and drop it, zip - unzip it [15]

    7 Jun 2013 Reply
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