Daft Punk and Nile Rodgers have collaborated on a film for new Chic album

Nile Rodgers previously guested on Daft Punk's hit 'Get Lucky'

Daft Punk and Nile Rodgers have re-teamed to create a film that will accompany the forthcoming Chic album.

As pointed out by Billboard, Rodgers announced the news on Twitter yesterday (February 21) by releasing a still from what he called a “touching film” made by the electronic duo.

When asked when fans can view the video, the guitarist responded “within the next few weeks”. Rodgers previously collaborated with Daft Punk on their hit single ‘Get Lucky’.

In a blog post penned for his official website, Rodgers has also released a snippet of new music, previewing the track ‘I’ll Be There’.

Due to be released on March 20, the new record will be a double-sided 12-inch single and will come with B-side ‘Back In The Old School’.

According to Rodgers, “I’ll be there” were the “first words I spoke upon finding my partner Bernard Edwards, (RIP) dead after our last concert together”. Click below to listen to the preview.