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The xx - "Island" (Live on Jools Holland) (video)

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Monday, Oct 5, 2009

London’s the xx played Jools Holland’s show last week in advance of their US release of xx. The buzz is building on this young group of 20-year-olds who traffic in a minimal form of pop that’s unusually mature for their tender age. Look for a PopMatters review later this week.


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