Twentyears. The compilation is recommended listening in preparation for the duo’s return to the Greek Theatre. As the name indicates, Twentyears features all of Air’s recognizable hits — “Kelly Watch the Stars,” “Playground Love,” “Sexy Boy” — plus B-sides, live performances and rarities. Many of them will be included in the duo’s set list, which, aided by the celestial visuals, will blend wonderfully into the idyllic outdoor setting.
When Air first toured North America two decades ago, the lush electronic duo’s gigs were littered with stickers identifying it as “Air: French Band.” The marketing thought process behind this slogan of sorts was lost on fans. Still, it didn’t take away from the chuckles that accompanied the pocketing of said stickers, now surely a collector’s item. Air have made collecting their otherworldly, dreamy pop sounds easy with their 2016 anthology,