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The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in Wandsworth, London in 2005. The group released their debut album, xx in August 2009. The band met whilst studying at Elliott School, the same school that produced Hot Chip, Burial and Four Tet. -Wikipedia
Members:
Romy Madley Croft - Guitar and Vocals
Oliver Sim - Bass and Vocals
Jamie Smith - Beats and MPC

Name Origin:
Speaking with a New York radio reporter:
"The name was always an aesthetic thing," Croft said. Sim went on to say:
"It doesn't have a meaning. We just like x's. We made the name before the music, and I like that it's ambiguous and people can read into it if they want."

From: London, England
Genre(s): Indie pop, dream pop
Active From: 2005-present
Quotes:
Responding to the influence Elliott School had on their career:
"A teacher from Elliott who had never even taught us said how great we were. It's a bit annoying. We were left alone, more than anything - although I'm sure that helped us in its own way."

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