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LISTEN: The xx's Coexist
The Quietus , September 4th, 2012 05:50

Listen to the whole new album by London trio

The xx's second album and follow-up to their acclaimed 2010 debut, Coexist, is due for release next Monday, 10th September. In advance of its release, they've made the entire album available for your listening via NPR - click here to listen.

We reviewed the album in full yesterday, with particular emphasis on second track 'Chained', which we described as "a languidly lovely, moving and seemingly effortless piece of work: their characteristic, chiming guitars-as-raindrops emerge in brief clusters before swiftly evaporating and adding to the clouds of vapour that billow gently across the track's surface. It's the only track on Coexist to succeed in achieving what the rest of the album attempts: post-Burial pop with the same nostalgic tug as the shadowy garage producer's own work." To read the full review click here.

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