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Bookmark and Share Air surfing on a rocket 7 Source Single
Vinyl
Virgin/EMI
15/05/2004
fr

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TRACKLISTING :
A01Surfing on a Rocket
(Edit)
B01Surfing on a Rocket
(Remixed by Zongamin)

Following the triumphant release of the duo’s third studio album proper ‘Talkie Walkie’ earlier this year, Air release its intergalactic anthem ‘Surfing On A Rocket’. As the album slinked its way to Gold sales awards in the UK and the top of the charts across Europe, the reaffirmation of the Parisian duo’s ability to create beautifully deft love songs and swoonsome instrumentals is complete.

So this is the time for flying rockets and silver jets. As leftfield as it comes but with the thread of otherworldly pop ever present, ‘Surfing On A Rocket’ is the Sexy Boy of 2004. With a hint of a planetary-obsessed Beatles.

Remixer par excellence Zongamin take the hammer horror approach with clanging drums and off kilter pianos straight out of the haunted house. Definitely not one for the faint hearted to listen to alone at night. A twisted circus feel, all eery clappings and ethereal voices also lends the Nomo Heroes remix a spooked feel that wouldn’t be out of place drifting from a secluded electro monastery.


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