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What Music Does Trump Like? Not Daft Punk, Apparently

What Music Does Trump Like? Not Daft Punk, Apparently

Bastille Day is a national French holiday commemorating the historic revolution that led to what is known as the modern day France.

At the end of the performance, Mr Trump clapped and whistled while his French counterpart broke into a broad smile.

It was unclear whether US President Donald Trump, guest of honour for the ceremony, was familiar with the 2013 global hit featuring US singer Pharrell Williams or other Daft Punk songs which formed part of the final medley.

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Meanwhile, Stan Lee's appearance onstage to collect his Legends Award was his first since the recent death of his wife, Joan. She became unresponsive and died in hospital four days later on 27 December.

The world learned this Friday in Paris, where Trump was attending a Bastille Day celebration with French President Emmanuel Macron. Which, of course, meant the marching band played a Daft Punk medley. Based on his expression, Trump didn't particularly enjoy the brass-heavy combination of "One More Time", "Get Lucky", and "Harder Better Faster Stronger". You can watch it below - and keep an eye out for how Macron reacts compared to Trump.

Well, now we can add electronic music to the seemingly endless list of things that Trump has no knowledge of.

Daft Punk, famed for wearing robot suits and not revealing their true identities, are one of France's most acclaimed dance music acts.


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