Music

Air

Formed 1995.

French band

Air

Biography

Air is a music duo from Versailles, France, consisting of Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel.

Air's debut EP, Premiers Symptômes, was followed by the critically acclaimed album Moon Safari, the re-release of Premiers Symptômes, The Virgin Suicides score, and subsequently albums 10000 Hz Legend, Everybody Hertz, Talkie Walkie, Pocket Symphony, Love 2, and Le Voyage Dans La Lune.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Le Voyage Dans La Lune

    Le Voyage Dans La Lune 2012

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    Perhaps the ‘most Air’ collection the French pair has ever mustered.
  2. Review of Love 2

    Love 2 2009

    Reviewed by David Stubbs
    They sound reinvigorated, differently coloured, and full of fresh intentions.
  3. Review of Pocket Symphony

    Pocket Symphony 2007

    Reviewed by Chris White
    ...An album that frustrates and bores in its steadfast refusal to confront the...
  4. Review of Talkie Walkie

    Talkie Walkie 2004

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    All Gallic cool mixed with naïve whimsy. A bit like Francoise Hardy in the 25th century.
  5. Review of 10,000Hz Legend

    10,000Hz Legend 2001

    Reviewed by Andy Puleston
    Once again the French duo demonstrate an extraordinary degree of invention.
  6. Review of Moon Safari

    Moon Safari 1998

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    It's up to you, the horizontal listener, as to whether you can still really hear it.
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