Air - Moon Safari
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
1998 Ratings: #45 / 107
User Score
Based on 588 ratings
1998 Ratings: #84
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POPDESIGN
70

This is overshadowed by the glory of the hit single "Sexy Boy,"
but after the song, there are more surprising moments than this.
Kelly watch the stars allows me to experience Interstellar.

Highlights : All I Need, Kelly Watch the Stars , Ce matin-là

RakkSmells
78

[Genre: Downtempo]

Bit of a drastic stylistic change from the last genre, can't lie. And you know, maybe after an album as loud, evil and chaotic as that one the chill, lounge aesthetics of Moon Safari are definitely welcome. I really enjoyed the groovy and mesmerizing soundscapes in this album, especially in the first and last 3 tracks. It has this dated feel to it which unlike others with the same issue actually just add to the atmosphere and make it even more enjoyable. Just something I ... read more

depechemode4lif
76

This was a good album but it is not without its flaws. At times it goes in a smooth jazz feel which I dont click with but the production is great

progressivehead
80

Moon Safari is a project that I've always really wanted to talk about, it's a very calm and satisfying record with a lot of the most subtle and delicate sounds that create an important atmosphere for the feeling and sentiment of the album. I personally don't enjoy this one as much as people tend to do, but I still do like this one a fair lot, since for a long time many of these tracks like Sexy Boy or Kelly Watch The Stars are ones I come back to sometimes.
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This album sounds very neat and ... read more

depechemode4lif
76

This was a good album but it is not without its flaws. At times it goes in a smooth jazz feel which I dont click with but the production is great

99

This is what a debut should be

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Track List

1La Femme d'argent
7:06
98
2Sexy Boy
4:58
91
3All I Need
4:28
98
4Kelly Watch the Stars
3:46
92
5Talisman
4:16
91
6Remember
2:34
83
7You Make It Easy
4:01
90
8Ce Matin-Là
3:40
90
9New Star In the Sky
5:40
90
10Le voyage de Pénélope
3:10
89
Total Length: 43 minutes

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Added on: August 14, 2012