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The xx

9/6/09 by BananaBreadMuffin
Updated 10/3/09

As much as I hate to boot Tim Minchin off of my blog so quickly, into the barren wastelands of the archives, I just have to show you as much as possible of this fantastic new band called The xx. I admit, I did discover them by reading a pitchfork review, which is about as cliche as they get, but that aside, I don't care how I found them they're simply wonderful. If clicking a play button is too much hassle, they're quiet, refined, vaguely radiohead-esque (oh pitchfork, what have you done to me?) electro/indie/pop, and they're well worth your time.

Download, torrent, buy, spotify their album, pick your poison. But by hook or by crook, you need to listen to this album (It's titled xx). If you're too impatient to listen to 40 minutes of quiet, relaxing shoegaze-pop, check out Crystalised, VCR, and Night Time. (These three mini-youtube links are those three in that order)

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Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

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We've know each other for so long
Your hearts been aching
But you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know whats been going on
We know the game and were gonna play it

And if you ask me how Im feeling
Don't tell me you're too blind to see

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you


TykwaTykwa

9/28/09

Holy shit this is sex.


They sound alright when you play them all at once.


ConalConal

9/23/09

I love you.


hm. i can dig it. i'll check er out.


ZagmenOZagmenO

9/15/09

I'm listening to all three at the same time. LOL


LedgeyLedgey

9/13/09

her name is sascha marie


GeneralACGeneralAC

9/10/09

We all love you our lovely muffin :3.


Sent to your PM box but obviously your pm box is handicapped so..
Can you lock a topic in the mod forum?

9/9/09 BananaBreadMuffin responds:

my PMs are working fine fyi


I'm only here because you put "XXX" through the vid


Give me a hug.


You do realize that you've unwillingly spelled "XXX" with your video thumbnails, right? Tsk tsk tsk, confusing fellow Newgrounders with the prospect of free porn, you little evil thing.


kidray76kidray76

9/7/09

Now this music is relaxing, and I'm not even a huge fan of this genre. But I COULD, consider owning this.


GOD DAMN IT, COMMENT YOU FAGS