Rolling Stone and NME. Shortly after their debut, one of the band’s founding members left, but thanks to their prolific programmer and producer Jamie xx, the band sounds as emotive as ever on their latest release. Now a trio, The xx has received praise from critics and fans alike for their third studio album and first release in five years, I See You.
Seven years ago, a London-based indie-electronic four-piece released an album that took the industry by storm. The xx’s eponymous debut incorporated a wide range of influences — R&B, rock and pop supplemented with electronic undertones — to craft an atmospheric, ethereal album that struck a chord in the U.S. and the UK alike. The record landed The xx on a number of year-end Top 10 lists, notably in