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Journalism & Communication
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A Review of the Debut Album “XX” by the XX band Name: Instructor: Course: Date: A Review of the Debut Album “XX” by the Band Introduction The XX band is made up of four 20 year olds from South London. The band member comprises of Romy Madley Croft (vocals, lead guitar), Oliver Sim (vocals, bass guitar), Jamie Smith (producer, beats) and Baria Qureishi, who left the band in 2009 after their debut album…
The album received positive reviews and has just released a second album, “The Co- Exist.” (Rodgers). History of the XX band The xx band is an indie pop band formed in 2008 based in London. It released their debut album in 2009. The band has four members, Romey Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, Jamie Smith better known as Jamie xx and Baria Qureshi who left the band in 2009 after the first album. The band members studied music together at the Elliot School and have known each other for years. The band was ranked highly in the best of 2009 lists. It was number 1 on the Guardian list and 2nd on the NME. In 2010 the band won the Mercury prize for their debut album. They have just released their second album “Co-Exist” on 10th September 2012. The name of the band XX is not the chromosomes or kisses but more seen as mysterious marks. Their eponymous debut album in term of music and lyrics has traces of Pixies and Aaliyah. Caius Pawson founder of the Young Turks label an imprint of XL signed them up after listening to them perform at various gigs and became their manager. Creativity Making of the Album XX Romney Madley Croft is the singer cum guitarist of the band. She is sweet natured and soft spoken. ...
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