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Listen back to The xx’s live return on BBC Radio 1

The trio performed new single ‘On Hold’, a mash-up of ‘Shelter’ and Jamie xx’s ‘Gosh’, and more.

Last night The xx celebrated the unveiling of their new album with their first performance in two years, on BBC Radio 1.

Taking to Annie Mac’s show, the trio played a bunch of music, including their new single ‘On Hold’. From their debut album (which recently joined the DIY Hall Of Fame), they performed ‘Basic Space’ and ‘Islands’, while from 2012’s ‘Coexist’ they let loose ‘Angels’ and ‘Fiction’. Excitingly, they also revealed a new, live mash-up of ‘Shelter’ and Jamie xx’s ‘Gosh’, the opening track from his solo album ‘In Colour’.

Listen back to the full show here - the band have a little chat from the 30 minute mark, while the performance starts around 1:05.

The xx’s new album ‘I See You’ is out 13th October via Young Turks, with the band lined up for the following shows in the coming months.

NOVEMBER
28 Zagreb, Bocarski Dom
29 Prague, Forum Karlin
30 Poznan, Hala Nr 2 MTP

DECEMBER
01 Warsaw, Nowy Teatr
03 Vilnius, Compensa Arena
06 Tokyo, Toyosu PIT

MARCH
23-25 Bogota, Festival Estereo Picnic
25 Sao Paulo, Lollapalooza
31 San Isidro, Lollapalooza

APRIL
01 Santiago, Lollapalooza

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