xx, The - xx mp3 album
The xx are Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith. xx, their debut album, was recorded at XL Recordings’ in-house studio and released in August 2009. The album, which has gone gold, features the singles Crystalised, VCR, Basic Space, and Islands. Producers Jamie xx & The xx. Writers Baria Qureshi, Jamie xx, Missy Elliott & 3 more. Art Direction Phil Lee. Backing Vocals Oliver Sim & Romy Madley Croft.
The xx are an English indie pop band from Wandsworth, London, formed in 2005. The band consists of Romy Madley Croft (guitar, vocals), Oliver Sim (bass, vocals), Jamie Smith, also known as Jamie xx (beats, MPC, record production), and formerly Baria Qureshi (keyboard, guitar).
Listen free to The xx – xx (Intro, VCR and more). xx is the debut album by English indie pop band the xx. After they signed a contract with XL Recordings, the band recorded the album from December 2008 to February 2009 at the label's in-house studio in London. Audio engineer Rodaidh McDonald worked with the xx during the recording sessions and strived to reproduce the intimate, unembellished quality of their demos. The band consists of Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, Jamie Smith, also known as Jamie xx, and formerly Baria Qureshi. They are known for their distinct and minimalistic sound that blends indie pop, indie electronic, dream pop and electro-rock and the dual vocalist setup of both Croft and Sim. Their music employs soft, echoed guitar, prominent bass, light electronic beats and ambient soundscape backgrounds. Working with producer Rodaidh McDonald, the band released their debut album, xx, in August 2009. The album was a commercial and critical success, reaching number three on the UK Albums Chart, ranking first for The Guardian's and second for NME's best of the year lists among others, and won the Mercury Prize in 2010.