“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” is a song by French duo Daft Punk. The single was first released on 13 October 2001. A live version of “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” was released as a single from the album Alive 2007 on 15 October 2007. This version won a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2009. In October 2011, NME placed it at number 132 on its list “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years”.
“Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” is featured in a popular YouTube video titled “Daft Hands”, which later appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The video was ranked among the top viewed YouTube videos in the “All Time” category. “Daft Hands” was referenced in Weezer’s “Pork and Beans” music video along with the variant “Daft Bodies” and multiple other Internet viral videos.
Daft Hands was filmed in a single take with no editing featuring video creator Austin Hall’s hands decorated with lyrics from the song.
As of May 2015 the video had over 60 million views with 130,000 comments.
Daft Hands – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger