Air to release new album in October

Air: returning in the autumn.
Air: returning in the autumn.

Downtempo electronica duo Air have announced that they'll release a new album, Love 2, on October 6.

This will serve as the follow-up to 2007's Pocket Symphony and be preceded by a single, Sing Sang Sung, on 25 August. Prior to this, there'll be the download-only Do The Joy on 7 July.

Love 2 is the first Air album to be recorded at Atlas Studio, the band's own facility in Paris.

The tracklisting is as follows:

1. Do The Joy
2. Love
3. So Light Is Her Footfall
4. Be A Bee
5. Missing The Light Of The Day
6. Tropical Disease
7. Heaven's Light
8. Night Hunter
9. Sing Sang Sung
10. Eat My Beat
11. You Can Tell It To Everybody
12. African Velvet

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