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The XX - xx album

The XX - xx album Performer: The XX
Title: xx
Style: Pop Rock, Indie Rock, Emo
Country: UK
Size MP3: 1195 mb
Size FLAC: 1433 mb
Rating: 4.1
Format: WAV MP2 FLAC AUD DMF AU VQF

The xx are Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith. xx, their debut album, was recorded at XL Recordings’ in-house studio and released in August 2009. The album, which has gone gold, features the singles Crystalised, VCR, Basic Space, and Islands. Producers Jamie xx & The xx. Writers Baria Qureshi, Jamie xx, Missy Elliott & 3 more. Art Direction Phil Lee. Backing Vocals Oliver Sim & Romy Madley Croft.

The xx are an English indie pop band from Wandsworth, London, formed in 2005. The band consists of Romy Madley Croft (guitar, vocals), Oliver Sim (bass, vocals), Jamie Smith, also known as Jamie xx (beats, MPC, record production), and formerly Baria Qureshi (keyboard, guitar).

xx is the debut album by English indie pop band the xx. It was released on 14 August 2009 by Young Turks, an imprint label of XL Recordings. After signing a record contract with XL, the xx recorded the album from December 2008 to February 2009 at the label's in-house studio in London. Audio engineer Rodaidh McDonald worked with the band during the recording sessions and attempted to reproduce the intimate, unembellished quality of their demos

Listen free to The xx – xx (Intro, VCR and more). xx is the debut album by English indie pop band the xx. After they signed a contract with XL Recordings, the band recorded the album from December 2008 to February 2009 at the label's in-house studio in London. Audio engineer Rodaidh McDonald worked with the xx during the recording sessions and strived to reproduce the intimate, unembellished quality of their demos.

Tracklist

1 Intro 2:08
2 VCR 2:57
3 Crystalised 3:22
4 Islands 2:41
5 Heart Skipped A Beat 4:02
6 Fantasy 2:38
7 Shelter 4:30
8 Basic Space 3:08
9 Infinity 5:13
10 Night Time 3:37
11 Stars 4:23

Credits

  • Bass, Vocals – Oliver Sim
  • Design, Art Direction – Phil Lee
  • Design, Photography By – The xx
  • Guitar, Vocals – Romy Madley Croft
  • Keyboards, Guitar – Baria Qureshi
  • Lyrics By – Oliver Sim (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 11), Romy Madley Croft (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 11)
  • Mastered By – Nils*
  • Mixed By, Engineer – Rodaidh McDonald
  • Mixed By, Producer, Drums [Beats], Computer [Mpc] – Jamie Smith
  • Music By – Baria Qureshi (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 11), Jamie Smith , Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft

Notes

Unofficial Russian release.
Issued in a die-cut digipak.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 34904 04502 9

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
YT031CDX The XX XX ‎(CD, Album) Young Turks YT031CDX UK 2009
YT031CDJ xx* xx ‎(CD, Album) Young Turks YT031CDJ Japan 2010
XLCD 450 The XX xx ‎(CD, Album, Dig) XL Recordings XLCD 450 US 2009
YT-31CDJP The XX xx ‎(CD, Album, RE) Young Turks YT-31CDJP Japan 2017
NIL The XX xx ‎(CDr, Album, Promo) Young Turks, XL Recordings NIL France 2009

Tracklist

1 Intro 2:07
2 VCR 2:58
3 Crystalised 3:21
4 Islands 2:41
5 Heart Skipped A Beat 4:02
6 Fantasy 2:39
7 Shelter 4:30
8 Basic Space 3:08
9 Infinity 5:13
10 Night Time 3:37
11 Stars 4:23

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Microservice
  • Distributed By – Microservice

Credits

  • Bass, Vocals – Oliver Sim
  • Design, Art Direction – Phil Lee
  • Design, Photography – The xx
  • Engineer – Rodaidh McDonald
  • Guitar, Vocals – Romy Madley Croft
  • Keyboards, Guitar – Baria Qureshi
  • Lyrics By – Oliver Sim (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 11), Romy Madley Croft (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 11)
  • Mastered By – Nils*
  • Mixed By – Jamie Smith , Rodaidh McDonald
  • Music By – Baria Qureshi (tracks: 1 to 6, 8 to 11), Jamie Smith , Oliver Sim, Romy Madley Croft
  • Producer, Drums [Beats], Sampler [Mpc] – Jamie Smith

Notes

Recorded at XL Studios, West London between December 2008 and April 2009.
Mixed at XL Studios between April 2009 and May 2009.
Mastered at The Exchange, Camden.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0040232732515

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
YT031CDX The XX XX ‎(CD, Album) Young Turks YT031CDX UK 2009
YT031CDJ xx* xx ‎(CD, Album) Young Turks YT031CDJ Japan 2010
XLCD 450 The XX xx ‎(CD, Album, Dig) XL Recordings XLCD 450 US 2009
YT-31CDJP The XX xx ‎(CD, Album, RE) Young Turks YT-31CDJP Japan 2017
NIL The XX xx ‎(CDr, Album, Promo) Young Turks, XL Recordings NIL France 2009


User reviews
Lost Python
I purchased my copy with the same Catalog # sealed at bestbuy, with release sticker on wrap. Is it even possible to get this version through a US retailer? can anyone confirm? matrix/mould [Arvato Digital Services logo] 81062024/XLCD450. Also with IFPI LY93 and IFPI 1012