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. 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-