Daft Punk Working With Paul Williams

Another team up confirmed
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Daft Punk could be set to record new material with classic songwriter Paul Williams.

Daft Punk are stirring. The French duo crafted the score for Disney's 'Tron: Legacy' spectacular last year, but the wait for a full, proper studio album goes on.

During a recent interview, though, classic songwriter Paul Williams seemed to give away some idea of a time scale. Following a screening of upcoming movie 'Paul Williams: Still Alive' at SXSW the artist answered a few questions.

As 107.7 The End reports, Williams said, "I have written songs for Daft Punk. This material will appear on their new album, coming maybe June."

Paul Williams' previous credits include the Academy Award-nominated 'The Rainbow Connection' from 1979's 'The Muppet Movie'.

The news follows on from Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers revealing that he has been working on material with the duo. "Those guys are great,” he told Houston's Culture Map. “They're coming to my apartment on Monday and we’re going to talk about making a new record together."

Later, the guitarist spoke to Australia’s Faster Louder site (via Consequence Of Sound) saying he had met with the French duo and things went well, the Chic man explaining, “We were just jamming at my house, but it’s gonna be proper and real. They came over to my today around breakfast time and it’s now evening I basically had to almost kick them out. We were having so much fun just in an informal setting that we decided to make it formal. And it’s very formal. It’s gonna be amazing.”

He added that “every track they played I just ran across the room and got my guitar and started playing and we were all dancing around my dining room having the time of our lives.”

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