"Technologic" single cover.
|Single by Daft Punk|
|Album||Human After All|
|Release||July 4, 2005|
|Duration|| 4:44 (album version) |
2:47 (radio edit)
|Writer(s)|| Thomas Bangalter|
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
|Daft Punk singles chronology|
The song was featured in an iPod commercial. Since then, the song has been the most bought song from the album on iTunes, changing the price from $.99 to $1.29.
The song contains an electronically pitch-raised French accent-voice, possibly Thomas Bangalter's voice, chanting phrases associated with a technological pursuits.
A portion of the lyrics "touch it, bring it, pay it, watch it, turn it, leave it, start - format it" were used in Busta Rhymes' song "Touch It". Both "Touch It" and "Technologic" were used in their second live album Alive 2007. The repeated line "f*ck it" was used, combining "lock it" and "fill 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, drag & drop it, zip – unzip it
Lock it, fill it, call it, find it, view it, code it, jam – unlock it
Surf it, scroll it, pause it,[note 1] click it, cross it, crack it, twitch – update it
Name it, read it, tune it, print it, scan it, send it, fax – rename it
Touch it, bring it, pay it, watch it, turn it, leave it, start - format it
Music video Edit
The music video for "Technologic" is the third music video directed by Daft Punk. The first was "Fresh", and the second was "Robot Rock". This is the second Daft Punk video to feature the duo as themselves, the first was "Robot Rock". It was also the third video that they appeared at all, the first being "Burnin'", where they made a cameo appearance. The video for "Technologic" features the duo on a a pyramid-themed set, performing the song with the two guitars that appear on the single cover. The lyrics (except for "technologic") appear to flash on a red screen. Standing in front of the screen is a black and white robot with teeth/braces that appears to chant the lyrics. Later on, Daft Punk and the robot appear to be watching the video they made.
At over three million views, this is the most viewed Human After All music video on their YouTube channel.
Behind the Scenes Edit
|CD single 1|
|1.||"Technologic" (Radio Edit)|
|2.||"Technologic" (Basement Jaxx Kontrol Mixx)|
|CD single 2|
|2.||"Technologic" (Vitalic Remix)|
|3.||"Technologic" (Peaches No Logic Remix)|
|2.||"Technologic" (Peaches No Logic Remix)|
|3.||"Technologic" (Vitalic Remix)|
|4.||"Technologic" (Basement Jaxx Kontrol Mixx)|
Sampled in Edit
- "Touch It" by Busta Rhymes
- "Hypnomatic" by Joey Riot
- Media related to at YouTube.
- ↑ Not to be confused with "pose it".
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