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The xx - xx

The xx - xx
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on 14 reviews
2009 Rank: #5 / 517
USER SCORE
85
Based on
195 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

87
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Initially hospital-tile sterile, xx rewards volume and repetition like few other albums this year.

User Reviews
friendlybison
75
The xx are all about subtlety and tiny details in their music. Their sound is very ascending and immersive despite it's simplistic and small scaled nature. It may seem a bit too airy at points, but it's bound to be a perfect record for a lot of people.

JAM
90
Phenomenal debut with flawless production. The best album i have heard from this genre so far. Both performers have perfect voices for their style.

Favorite Track: Islands
Least Favorite: Basic Space

kennethlovesmus
100
GOAT album!!! one of the best albums i've ever heard in my life.

SiberianBreaks
77
Very soothing and relaxing dream pop album. Great flow and fantastic production.

Best track: Crystallized, Shelter, Infinity

Creator R-Zita
85
A nice Dream pop album! relaxing sounds and beautiful voices.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: October 6, 2009
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Rough Trade
PRODUCER: The xx
GENRE: Indie Pop
WEBSITE: thexx.info
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 18 - Consequence of Sound
# 50 - Drowned in Sound
# 22 - MOJO
# 3 - musicOMH
# 2 - NME
# 25 - No Ripcord
# 22 - NPR
# 3 - Pitchfork
# 12 - PopMatters
# 7 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 9 - Rolling Stone
# 5 - Stereogum
# 48 - Tiny Mix Tapes
# 6 - Uncut
Track List
  1. Intro
  2. VCR
  3. Crystalised
  4. Islands
  5. Heart Skipped a Beat
  6. Fantasy
  7. Shelter
  8. Basic Space
  9. Infinity
  10. Night Time
  11. Stars
  12. Hot Like Fire (iTunes Bonus Track)
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