What Music Does Trump Like? Not Daft Punk, Apparently

15 Juillet, 2017, 10:34 | Auteur: Gregory Millet
  • French Chef Alain Ducasse welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump upon their arrival for a dinner at Le Jules Verne Restaurant on the Eiffe

Yes, it's as tragic as it sounds.

You don't need to travel around the world to know that France's Bastille Day is a time to celebrate (we're sorry). Yes, whenever you think of France you immediately think of the Eiffel Tower, baguettes on the banks of the Seine, and two shiny space robots blasting funk-infused house music to a warehouse full of sweaty millennials.

Trump joined French President Emmanuel Macron for a day of celebrations on France's most famous public holiday, commemorating the storming of the Bastille fortress in 1789, a turning point in the French Revolution. In fairness though, he was probably completely oblivious to the pop reference, if his team's old Tweets are anything to go by.

People were quick to react on Twitter.

The military band, looking sharp and correct in uniform, played an excerpt from the electronic duo's 2013 hit Get Lucky as the presidents and first ladies watch from a platform. At 1:06, he shoots Trump a sideways glance and seems almost concerned at just how still the American president is. Either way, he probably likes Daft Punk more than press secretary Sean Spicer does.