Moon Safari Less irksomely disco-centric than its countrymen in Daft Punk, this French duo works the territory between sleazy blaxploitation grooves, naive rave-culture idealism, and pop songcraft.… Moon Safari Less irksomely disco-centric than its countrymen in Daft Punk, this French duo works the territory between sleazy blaxploitation grooves, naive rave-culture idealism, and pop songcraft.… Air Electronic Pop
Music Review

Moon Safari

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Air; Genres: Electronic, Pop

Less irksomely disco-centric than its countrymen in Daft Punk, this French duo works the territory between sleazy blaxploitation grooves, naive rave-culture idealism, and pop songcraft. Though the melodies in Moon Safari occasionally threaten to become saccharine (especially when their guest vocalists wax Everything But the Girl-like), Air leaven it all with a welcome dash of Gallic irony. A-

Originally posted Feb 06, 1998 Published in issue #417 Feb 06, 1998 Order article reprints
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