'Random Access Memories,' Daft Punk's New Album, Hitting Stores In May (UPDATED)

03/23/2013 04:19 pm ET | Updated Mar 24, 2013

Good news for Daft Punk fans -- the electronic duo is set to release its first studio album in eight years this May.

Daft Punk's fourth studio album, "Random Access Memories," will be released on May 21. The 13-track album reportedly includes collaborations with Giorgio Moroder, Gonzales, and Animal Collective’s Panda Bear. The album's artwork (shown below) and release date were made public Saturday.

The duo last released an album in 2005. "Human After All" was nominated for the Grammy award for Best Electronic/Dance Album. Daft Punk's debut studio album, 1997's "Homework," also earned the French group two Grammy nominations.

"Random Access Memories" is available for pre-order on iTunes.


A representative for Daft Punk announced Saturday that "Daft Punk's Random Access Memories is available early at itunes.com/daftpunk. CD and Vinyl on randomaccessmemories.com." The iTunes pre-order lists the expected release date as May 21.

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