Very French marching band performs Daft Punk to our nonplussed president

Lawrence Kim
July 15, 2017

You don't need to travel around the world to know that France's Bastille Day is a time to celebrate (we're sorry). The holiday marks the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, which represented the end of tyranny in France and the beginning of a democracy.

Trump, who's now hanging out in France with President Emmanuel Macron, was watching the Bastille Day parade when the army casually performed a medley of French electro duo Daft Punk.

A recent post on Pitchfork brought this delightfully horn-heavy marching band medley to our attention and we have to admit that it kind of makes us want entire Daft Punk albums performed in this manner. In a video from The Guardian, you can see Macron recognize the melody, and slowly his smile turns into a modest head nod for "Digital Love", which is also my guaranteed-to-get-me-to-the-dancefloor jam.

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Very French marching band performs Daft Punk to our nonplussed president

The celebration might have been better appreciated by Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who is more familiar with the French electronic duo.

But despite the apparent follicle enjoyment - and others breaking into joyful applause at the performance - Trump remained stoic.

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