The xx

Michael Stipe and Courtney Love heart The xx

The REM frontman watches the band in Paris

The xx cancel dates on their tour due to exhaustion

Shows in Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany have been cancelled

Busta Rhymes, LCD Soundsystem, The xx hit New York CMJ

All the latest from this year's talent show case

The xx to play surprise CMJ set tonight (Oct 22)

Band will top the bill at Club NME New York

Club NME nights for CMJ Music Marathon 2009 announced

Two new talent showcase nights - including an extremely special guest - to take place in New York

The xx announce UK tour and ticket details

Band set to hit the road next spring for biggest dates yet

The xx announces biggest headline gig yet

Band set to play London show next month

The xx compete with Lethal Bizzle at Leeds Festival

Band thank fans for picking them over rapper