French Army Marching Band Performs Daft Punk Medley for Bastille Day

Screengrab via Franceinfo  Twitter

While the occasion is usually a highly ceremonial affair, French president Emmanuel Macron's first July 14 parade took a slightly unconventional turn, as he invited the Army band to perform a jazzy rendition of...

President Donald Trump's France visit came to an end on Friday with an appearance at a parade honoring Bastille Day.

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

Screengrab via Franceinfo  Twitter
Screengrab via Franceinfo Twitter

The French electronic duo may not necessarily mesh with Trump's tastes, as some of his favorite artists that the president has mentioned in the past include Peggy Lee, Neil Young, Frank Sinatra, and Tony Bennett. And, no matter what your politics are, many feel Donald Trump doesn't engage with the world with the same kind of zeal.

The holiday commemorates the anniversary of Storming of the Bastille, a pivotal point in the French Revolution. You can watch it below - and keep an eye out for how Macron reacts compared to Trump.

Macron, who at 39 was surely at least a little familiar with Daft Punk's music, grinned in recognition at the rearranged club hits.

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