Daft Punk Stars Quit Taking Ecstasy After Near-fatal Run-in With A Truck

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May 28, 2013 | 5:55pm EST

Daft Punk stars Thomas Bangalterand Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo gave up rave drug Ecstasy on the same night after a near-fatal road accident in Scotland.
Bangalter tells Rolling Stone magazine he quit the hallucinogenic after a year following a party in Glasgow – when his bandmate, who was also high, saved him from death.
He explains, “I did Ecstasy for one year, from early 1993 to early 1994. The problem was that I was liking any music I’d hear, any crap – I had no critical judgment.
“The last time I did Ecstasy was the day Kurt Cobain died. We were at a party in Glasgow when I heard, then we were going to an afterparty and I almost got hit by a truck.”
De Homem-Christo, who pulled his pal out of harm’s way, recalls, “That was the first night I tried Ecstasy and also the last.”