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Xiu Xiu: Forget

On their latest effort, Xiu Xiu express their grave existential concerns in a structured, disciplined pop format, managing to sound palatable and even fun without diminishing any of their gravity or darkness.

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Xiu Xiu: Always

Xiu Xiu, a decade into its career, returns with another album of songs utterly possessed of Jamie Stewart's unique creative voice.

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Dear God I Love Xiu Xiu

Humor is not uncommon in Xiu Xiu's music, which often contains similar, nuanced playfulness. Asked where it comes from, Stewart is quick to take a jab at himself. "I'm sort of a dumbass. It's probably initially really inspired by the aforementioned and oft-mentioned Morrissey in that a lot of his songs are incredibly depressing but really funny."

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