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In The xx’s dressing room above Leeds’ cavernous Academy, the band’s guitarist and vocalist Romy Madley-Croft is discussing the possibility that the trio’s shows may need to upgrade to even…

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For those of you who love The xx at their most sad-eyed and romantically dysfunctional, we recommend ignoring the first track on their second album, ‘Coexist’. Wafting in the same…

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The xx look moody. But then The xx always look bloody moody. “Don’t be shy, you’re BRILLIANT!” yells someone, capturing the popular mood. The fans might be providing moral support…

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The best artists are the ones that you can believe in fully. It’s like, how Jack White isn’t anything but the über-controlling guitar-shredding Willy Wonka of garage-rock. It’s why Lady…

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A skeletal, dour triumph from the sessions for [a]The xx[/a]’s long-awaited new album. Coming off like a cousin of ‘Shelter’, here we find Romy Madley Croft providing a sadcore vocal…

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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…

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