The xx go to sleep

The xx, “Angels”


Taken from their upcoming record (due on September 7), “Angels” is a exercise in stylish minimalism.

Singer Romy Madley Croft wafts between love and heartbreak over a guitar backing as slick as oil on water. The injections of drums only make the landscape more deserted, as the song drifts from the melodic to the dreamlike.

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