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Background information
Birth nameThibaut Jean-Marie Michel Berland
Also known asBreakbot
Born (1981-10-05) 5 October 1981 (age 38)
GenresFrench house, electro house, disco house, nu-disco, electro-funk, boogie, synthpop
Occupation(s)DJ, producer
LabelsEd Banger

Thibaut Jean-Marie Michel Berland (born 5 October 1981), known by his stage name Breakbot,[1][2] is a French producer and a DJ who has been signed with Ed Banger Records since May 2009.[3]

He studied at Supinfocom, a computer graphics university. He co-directed one short film Overtime with Oury Atlan and Damien Ferrié.[4] The short won the Ottawa International Animation Festival award for "Best Graduate Film" in 2005 and the Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart "Young Animation Award" in 2006. Thibaut Berland also prepared advertisements and videos.

Breakbot is most recognized for his remixes. His reworkings of songs by artists including Röyksopp, Digitalism, and Chromeo are among his most popular.[3] The music video of "Baby I'm Yours" featuring Irfane was directed by Irina Dakeva and became a summer hit MTV Pulse, France. The music video was nominated for "Best budget pop/dance/urban video" and "Best animation in a video" during the UK Music Video Awards on 12 October 2010.

In February 2016, he released his new album, Still Waters, produced with his frequent collaborator, Christopher Irfane Khan-Acito ("Irfane"). His track Star Tripper was included in Star Wars Headspace, a Star-Wars themed music album released by Disney.[5]

In popular culture[edit]

His 2008 remix of Pnau's song "Baby" appears in Gran Turismo 5, a racing video game. Also one of his songs, "Penelope Pitstop", features in the same version.

Another one of Breakbot's songs, "Get Lost", appears in the 2016 racing video game Forza Horizon 3.

Breakbot's position in popular culture is influenced by the similarities between "Baby I'm Yours" and 2012 chart hit "Treasure" by Bruno Mars. "Treasure" was re-registered in ASCAP with new writing credits, which included him and Irfane Khan-Acito, due to the similarities with the former song. In May 2013, during an interview in Tiny Mix Tapes, Breakbot explained that the boss of Because Music had mentioned, a year previously, that Mars wanted to cover "Baby I'm Yours". As Breakbot was busy finishing the album, however, "it did not happen". Breakbot called "Treasure" a "rip-off" of his song, however, he was "cool with it"; he explained that he also had many influences on his music "with lots of bits taken from here and there".[2][6]

In late 2018, his single “Baby I’m Yours” became an Internet meme, commonly paired with a voice clip of Paul Bremer saying "Ladies and gentlemen, we got him."[7]


Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions

By Your Side 19 160
Still Waters 41


Title Album details Peak chart positions
Happy Rabbit EP
  • Released: 2007
Baby I'm Yours
  • Released: 25 February 2010[10]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
Baby I'm Yours Remix EP
  • Released: 2 July 2010[11]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
  • Released: 17 June 2011[12]
  • Label: Because Music
One Out of Two
  • Released: 15 June 2012[13]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
You Should Know (Remixes) (feat. Ruckazoid)
  • Released: 28 June 2013[14]
  • Label: Ed Banger Records
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Baby I'm Yours" (featuring Irfane)[10] 2010 19 By Your Side
"Fantasy" (featuring Ruckazoid)[15] 2011 38
"One Out of Two" (featuring Irfane)[13] 2012 45
"Break of Dawn" 117
"Baby I'm Yours" (Remix) 2013 104
"You Should Know" (featuring Ruckazoid) By Your Side
"Get Lost" 2015 66 Still Waters
"My Toy" 2016 152
"Another You" (featuring Ruckazoid) 2018
"Be Mine Tonight" (featuring Delafleur) 2020
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.


Year Artist Title
2006 Justice "Let There Be Light (Breakbot Remix)"
2007 DatA "Aerius Light (Breakbot's Rework)"
2007 Arrow "D.O.E.S (Breakbot's French Pute Mix)"
2008 Pacific! "Runway to Elsewhere (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Pacific! "Hold Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Metronomy "A Thing For Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Late of the Pier "Bathroom Gurgle (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Fatlip "What's Up Fatlip? (Breakbot RMX)"
2008 Alb "Sweet Sensation (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Digitalism "Apollo-Gize (Breakbot 'Hypnotoad' Extended Remix)"
2008 ZZZ "Lion (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Evil Nine "They Live! (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Van She "Kelly (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Sneaky Sound System "When We Were Young (Breakbot Remix)"
2008 Pnau "Baby (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Yuksek "Extraball (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Röyksopp "Happy Up Here (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Sébastien Tellier "Roche (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 Séverin "The Edge of a Sunday (Breakbot Remix)"
2009 The Rakes "That's the Reason (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Jan Turkenburg "In My Spaceship (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Air "So Light Is Her Footfall (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Kavinsky "Nightcall (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Jamaica "I Think I Like U 2 (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Aeroplane "Without Lies (Breakbot Remix)"
2010 Matthew Dear "You Put a Smell On Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2011 Chromeo "When The Night Falls (Breakbot Remix)"
2011 Charlotte Gainsbourg "Heaven Can Wait (Breakbot Remix)"
2012 Para One "When The Night (feat. Jaw) (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Birdy Nam Nam "Defiant Order (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Phoenix "Trying To Be Cool (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 Black Yaya "Paint a Smile On Me (Breakbot Remix)"
2013 The Swiss "Kiss To Kiss (Breakbot Remix)"
2014 Busy P "This Song (Breakbot Remix)"
2016 Fatima Yamaha "Love Invaders (Breakbot Remix)"
2018 Mind Enterprises "S.H.A.K.E (Breakbot Remix)"
2018 Charlotte Gainsbourg "Sylvia Says (Breakbot Remix)"
2018 Parcels "Lightenup (Breakbot Remix)"
2019 Lizzo "Juice (Breakbot Mix)"
2019 GoldStone "All I Know (Breakbot Remix)"
2019 -M- "Superchérie (Breakbot Remix)"

Features & Collaborations[edit]

Year Artist Song
2009 DatA So Much In Love [16]
2020 Yuksek The Only Reason [17]


  • Breakbot Summer mix @ Le Mouv' radio 2014
  • Breakbot Beatport Live
  • Breakbot MixTape: October 2012
  • Disco Mini Mix: Dance on Glass
  • BBC In New DJ we Trust Heroes Mix
  • Valentine Mixtape
  • Breakbot Le Mouv' radio 2012
  • Annie Mac Minimix
  • TILT! Megamix
  • The Lazy Sunday Selecta Mixtape
  • Ed Banger, part 3 avec Breakbot | Novaplanet Mix
  • Bedtime Stories
  • Another Mixtape 2018


  • 2005: Overtime (short) -- directed by Oury Atlan, Thibaut Berland and Damien Ferrie


  1. ^ "Biographie/Discographie de Breakbot". Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  2. ^ a b "Treasure Credits – Ascap Work ID: 884665059". ASCAP. April 1, 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Breakbot Bio, Music, News & Shows". Archived from the original on June 14, 2015. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  4. ^ "Overtime". Retrieved 2016-03-05.
  5. ^ "Breakbot Announces New Album For Feb 2016". Stoney Roads. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  6. ^ Dorof, Jakob (May 2013). "Breakbot: Interview". Tiny Mix Tapes. Mr. P. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  7. ^ Zhou, Naaman (December 2018). "Ladies and gentlemen, we got him: the evolution of one of 2018's best memes". The Guardian. Retrieved September 3, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c Steffen Hung. "Discographie BreakBot". Retrieved 2016-03-05.
  9. ^ "BreakBot". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  10. ^ a b "Baby I'm Yours (feat. Outlines) by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  11. ^ "Baby I'm Yours (Remix) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  12. ^ "Fantasy (feat. Ruckazoid) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  13. ^ a b "One Out of Two (feat. Irfane) - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  14. ^ "You Should Know (feat. Ruckazoid) [Remixes] - EP by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  15. ^ "Fantasy (feat. Ruckazoid) - Single by Breakbot". iTunes. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
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