The xx
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The xx

The xx Biography (Wikipedia)

The xx are an English indie pop band formed in 2005 in Wandsworth, London, and currently consists of Oliver Sim (bass, vocals), Romy Madley Croft (guitar, vocals) and Jamie xx (beats, MPC, record production). They are best known for their distinct and unique minimalistic sound that blends the likes of indie pop, indie electronic, dream pop and electronic rock and the dual vocalist setup of both Croft and Sim.

The band was formed when Croft and Sim met during their time at Elliott School, with Baria Qureshi joining the same year and Smith a year after. After posting demos on their Myspace page, they drew the attention of the Beggars Group-owned label Young Turks. Working with producer Rodaidh McDonald, the band released their debut album, xx, in August 2009. The album was a commercial and critical success, ranking first for The Guardian's and second for NME's best of the year lists among others, and won the Mercury Prize in 2010. After their debut, Qureshi was released from the group and their second album, Coexist, was released on 5 September 2012 to positive reviews, peaking at No. 5 on the Billboard 200. After a four-year lapse between releases, including Smith's solo debut in 2015, In Colour, the band released their third album, I See You, on 13 January 2017, which debuted to critical acclaim and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.

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The xx Performances & Interviews


The xx Tracks

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Dangerous
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Dangerous
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On Hold (Jamie XX Remix)
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On Hold (Jamie XX Remix)
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On Hold (Jamie XX remix)
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On Hold (Jamie XX remix)
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Crystalised
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Crystalised
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VCR
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VCR
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On Hold
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On Hold
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On Hold (Mercury Music Prize 2017)
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Playlists featuring The xx


Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2017
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2017
Glastonbury: 2017

Glastonbury: 2017

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
Zane Lowe Sessions: The xx
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2013-07-17T15:30:48
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Jul
2013
Zane Lowe Sessions: The xx

Zane Lowe Sessions: The xx

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-28T15:30:48
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2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
Live Lounge: The xx
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BBC Broadcasting House
2013-03-05T15:30:48
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Mar
2013
Live Lounge: The xx

Live Lounge: The xx

BBC Broadcasting House
Live Lounge: The xx
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BBC Broadcasting House
2012-12-17T15:30:48
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Dec
2012
Live Lounge: The xx

Live Lounge: The xx

BBC Broadcasting House

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