After hearing the second track from The xx’s sophomore album, Coexist, it doesn’t sound like the London minimalists will be testing the stylistic scope or of their debut album. But, that’ s entirely okay, because where they started originally was markedly different to begin with. Why change a formula that is clearly still working for them? Enjoy “Chained” below.
Chuck Ryan – who has written 831 posts on MTIB. More commonly known as Adam Rondeau, Chuck founded Music That Isn't Bad in 2009, has an addiction to live music and in his free time trains seeing-eye dogs using old Phil Collins albums.
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