Nile Rodgers has announced that Daft Punk have made a film to accompany the upcoming Chic album.According to Billboard, Rodgers announced the news on Twitter on February 21 by releasing a still from what he called a “touching film” made by Daft Punk.When asked when fans can view the video, the guitarist responded “within the next few weeks”. Rodgers previously worked with Daft Punk on their single “Get Lucky“.
In a blog post penned for his official website, Rodgers has also released a snippet of new music, previewing the track ‘I’ll Be There’.
Due to be released on March 20, the new record will be a double-sided 12-inch single and will come with B-side ‘Back In The Old School’.
According to Rodgers, “I’ll be there” were the “first words I spoke upon finding my partner Bernard Edwards, (RIP) dead after our last concert together”. Click above to listen to the preview.