The Xx Biography
Last updated: 11/24/2010
The xx are an indie rock band from London, England, United Kingdom, formed in 2005. They met while studying at Elliott School, notable for alumni including Hot Chip, Burial and Four Tet. Despite starting as a four-piece outfit, The xx became a trio when their second guitarist and keyboardist Baria Qureshi left the group in late 2009. In September 2010 they won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.