GIGA Music: The Xx

The xx


The xx

Playing in Milan, Italy on 18 October 2009.
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Indie pop, dream pop[1][2][3]
Years active 2005–present
Labels Young Turks, XL
Website thexx.info
Members Romy Madley Croft
Oliver Sim
Jamie Smith
Past members Baria Qureshi

The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in Wandsworth, London in 2005.[4] The group released their debut album, xx in August 2009. The album ranked highly on many best of 2009 lists, placing number one on the list compiled by The Guardian and second for NME.[5][6] In 2010, the band won the Mercury Music Prize for their debut album. Their second album, Coexist, was released on 10 September 2012.[7]