By Emily Deacon
Fans of The xx have been waiting patiently for three years since the release of the band’s debut album xx for the next instalment of imitable and hypnotizing tunes from the talented trio. The wait is almost over, The xx will visit our shores for only two intimate shows ahead of their latest album release on 7 September.
Known for their dreamy melodies, softly sung lyrics and inventive techniques to produce enchantingly melancholic pop, The xx are no strangers to success. Their first album, which was recorded in a tiny garage and produced by the band themselves, made it to #9 on Rolling Stone's Best of the Year” list.
The band are renowned for their incredible and captivating live shows, having played across the globe to sold out audiences. Tickets for the two shows (Melbourne and Sydney) won’t be the easiest things to come by, fans will need to enter a ballot that is open until 11.59 AEST on Tuesday 5 June. Winners will be notified at 9am AEST on Wednesday 6 June.
Sat 27th sep – Sun 7th dec
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, The Domain
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