The xx performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 29, 2013. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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The xx: Tiny Desk Concert
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The xx's new album, Coexist, comes out Sept. 11. Jamie-James Medina/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Haunted Harmonies On The xx's 'Coexist​'
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The xx's new album, Coexist, comes out Sept. 11. Alexandra Waespi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Angels
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The xx (clockwise from upper left), Cate Le Bon, Frank Ocean and Dan Deacon. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The xx, Dan Deacon, Frank Ocean And More
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Listen Now: The xx In Concert
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Oliver Sim (far left) and Romy Madley Croft (left of center) of The xx shift roles without ever seeming hostile, cold or even unsupportive. Owen Richards hide caption

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The xx: Switching Roles In Song
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Owen Richards
Crystalised
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