Well, surprise, we didn’t have to wait much longer. The band have just released their new song ‘On Hold’, a song which features a sample of Hall & Oates’ ‘I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)’.
It’s the sound of a more confident band with Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim delivering their vocals less like mumbling kids and like the confident adults they are. Jamie xx’s production more closely echoes his recent solo work.
New album I See You is out on 13th January 2017 via Young Turks.
I See You was recorded between March 2014 and August 2016 in New York, Marfa TX, Reykjavik, Los Angeles and London and is produced by Jamie Smith and Rodaidh McDonald.
The xx – I See You tracklist:
2. Say Something Loving
4. A Violent Noise
7. Brave For You
8. On Hold
9. I Dare You
10. Test Me
The album will be available in various formats.
– Standard Vinyl: 10 tracks, in a debossed mirri board sleeve with a download enclosed for the US and CD copy of the album in EU/UK
– Indie Vinyl: 10 tracks on limited-edition clear vinyl, in a debossed mirri board sleeve with a download enclosed for the US and CD copy of the album in EU/UK. Available only via independent record stores.
– Deluxe Box Set: Silver mirri board debossed box containing the album on 180g heavyweight vinyl, with an extra 12” including 3 bonus tracks, album CD, enhanced CD featuring a live video of bonus track ‘Brave For You (Marfa Demo)’ and 3 exclusive prints by Alasdair McLellan.