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10 000 Hz Legend

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Length  60:44
Artist  Air
Producer  Tony Hoffer
10 000 Hz Legend (2001)  Talkie Walkie (2004)
Release date  28 May 2001
Label  Virgin Records
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Released  28 May 2001 (2001-05-28)
Genres  Electronica, Downtempo, Electronic music, Space rock, Art rock
Similar  Air albums, Downtempo albums, Other albums

10 000 Hz Legend is the second studio album by French music duo Air, released in France on 28 May 2001 by Virgin Records and in the United States on 29 May 2001 by Astralwerks. On this album, tracks are longer and more electronic-oriented than on their previous records. These experimentations find the duo expanding their capacities and working with other artists including Beck and suGar Yoshinaga of Buffalo Daughter.


The album artwork was produced by Ito Morabito and features Monument Valley on its cover image.

Critical reception

10 000 Hz Legend received generally good reviews from the majority of critics. Most reviewers focused on the group's departure from the sound of 1998's Moon Safari. Q listed 10 000 Hz Legend as one of the best 50 albums of 2001.

Track listing

All lyrics written by Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin, except where noted; all music composed by Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin.


  • Air – Arranger, Producer, Engineer
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – bass, vocals, drum sound
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr – keyboards, vocals
  • Brian Reitzell – Drums, Drum Sounds
  • Beck – Harmonica & Vocals on "The Vagabond", Vocals on "Don't Be Light"
  • Buffalo Daughter – Vocals on "Sex Born Poison"
  • Jason Falkner – Vocals on "Radio #1"
  • Lisa Papineau, Julia Sarr, Ken Andrews, Elin Carlson, Barbara Cohen – Vocals
  • Corky Hale – Harp
  • Jean Croc – whistle
  • Roger Neill – Arranger, Conductor, Choir Conductor, String Conductor
  • Nilesh "Nilz" Patel – Mastering
  • Tony Hoffer – Producer, Editing, Mixing
  • Bruce Keen – Engineer, Editing
  • Brian Kehew – Engineer
  • Design [Air Logo], Layout – Åbäke
  • Design [Concept & Design] – Ora-Ïto
  • Songs

    1Electronic Performers5:37
    2How Does It Make You Feel?4:38
    3Radio #14:24


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