Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter pens new song ‘Sangria’ for provocative horror movie, ‘Climax’

Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter wrote new music for Climax, the latest film from Argentinian provocateur Gaspar Noé.

Bangalter’s new track, “Sangria,” appears alongside his previously released “What To Do” and Daft Punk’s Homework-era “Rollin’ and Scratchin.’” Additional dance tracks in the film, as confirmed by the tracklist, include Apex Twin’s  “Windowlicker” and Giorgio Moroder’s “Utopia – Me Giorgio,” as well as tracks from Gary Numan, Soft Cell, The Rolling Stones, and more.

Famous for his grueling, gonzo style of filmmaking, Noé’s film is slated for release in the US on September 19 by A24. Best known for their films Moonlight, Ex Machina, Room, and Lady Bird, Climax marks the New York company’s first foray into world cinema.

Claiming to be based on true events, according to The Telegraph, the film “follows a group of dancers on an intensive residential course at a school on the outskirts of Paris, whose post-rehearsal punchbowl is spiked with some unknown hallucinatory substance, bringing on a speedy mass descent into Noéan psychosis.”

Climax marks the third time the French robot and Argentine director have collaborated for the big screen. Bangalter previously provided music for Noé’s Irreversible in 2002, as well as 2009’s psychedelic thriller, Enter the Void.


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