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Album Review

Release date: 17 August 2009

The xx - xx

Album review: The XX - 'The XX'

Urban tales of heartbreak and adoration from four sensitive south London souls

Space. Everyone needs it to stay sane. In London, though, it’s hard to find. Coffin-narrow streets are piled with tiny flats, subdivided into even tinier rooms, cramped and claustrophobic. No act of chance, perhaps, that it’s in the capital that the most original music of recent years, dubstep , with its booming, echoing spaces, first developed. The xx , four kids from the dubstep...

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  • Aug 11, 2009

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  1. Intro
  2. VCR
  3. Crystalised
  4. Islands
  5. Heart Skipped a Beat
  6. Fantasy
  7. Shelter
  8. Basic Space
  9. Infinity
  10. Night Time
  11. Stars
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The xx working on 'completely different' third album in Texas and Iceland

The xx working on 'completely different' third album in Texas and Iceland

Producer Rodaidh McDonald discusses follow up to 'Coexist' while also offering Jai Paul update

The xx reveal third album recording sessions in Texas

The xx reveal third album recording sessions in Texas

Jamie xx of the band tells BBC Radio 6 Music listeners that they have been working on their new LP in the States

The xx to play 25 shows with a 40-person capacity in New York

The xx to play 25 shows with a 40-person capacity in New York

The gigs will take place inside the Park Avenue Armory from March 19-29, 2014

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Winner of the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2010.

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