The xx – ‘Chained’ | New Music

Having released the first single “Angels” last month, and having debuted a number of further cuts at recent live shows, The xx liberate the second single from their forthcoming sophomore album, Coexist, with “Chained.” Just like pretty much everything to come from this London-based indie pop outfit, this new number fails to disappoint.

Over the course of 2 minutes and 45 seconds, you’ll ride the wave of ethereal synths, yet simultaneously experience the force of gravity with grounding, hollow drum sequences, eventually meeting somewhere in the middle where serenity can (and most likely will) be found.

Coexist is due out September 10th (September 11th in the U.S.) via Young Turks. Enjoy the new sample below.

Listen: The xx – ‘Chained’

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