The xx debut new track ‘Chained’ – listen

The band's second album 'Coexist' is due for release on September 10

The xx have unveiled a brand new song online, ‘Chained’. Click above to listen to the track.

The song is taken from their forthcoming album ‘Coexist’, which is due for release on September 10.

The London band have announced a trio of intimate UK shows for September. They will take to the stage at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on September 10, followed by gigs at The Coal Exchange in Cardiff on September 11 and Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on September 12. They will also play Bestival on the Isle of Wight on September 7.


Speaking about the making of ‘Coexist’, the band revealed that they have “gained confidence” since the release of their debut album, ‘xx’. “It’s nice not feeling cripplingly shy,” vocalist Romy Madley Croft said.

The tracklisting for ‘Coexist’ is as follows:

‘Swept Away’
‘Our Song’

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