/ 23 February 2021

Saying goodbye to Daft Punk, Taylor Swifts remake and Jay-Z cashes in

The shred of our soul that belongs to late-1990s/early-2000s EDM (aka electronic dance music) died yesterday. No, retiring supergroup Daft Punkweren’t just collaborators on radio hits Get Lucky with Pharrell Williams and I Feel It Coming with The Weeknd. They’re artists who created beauty, like Something About Us. Their farewell message = on brand.

But it’s up and up for music industry maverick Taylor Swift. Her remake of 2008 hit Love Story is storming back up the charts proving that success is the best revenge. 

Whether it’s retirement or moral victories – or profiting from a successful commercial venture – a bottle of Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac bubbles is in order. The music entrepreneur/Mr Beyonce has sold 50% of his champagne house to luxury booze emporium Moet Hennessy. It’s meant to be better than the drop from Donaghy Estates

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