Song of the Day #5,105: ‘Contact’ – Daft Punk

‘Contact’ is the final song on Daft Punk’s final album, 2013’s Random Access Memories. This electronic freakout features a NASA recording by astronaut Eugene Cernan, who saw an unidentified object outside the window of his capsule during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972.

Cernan is known as the “last man on the Moon,” as nobody since has set foot on its surface. I suppose it’s fitting that his is the last voice you hear on Daft Punk’s swan song.

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