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Merry xxmas: hear The xx cover Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’

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    17 Dec 2012
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Following on from Slugabed’s lunatic reading, The xx have had their own crack at Yuletide standard ‘Last Christmas’. 

The trio played their version during an appearance at BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. The xx know their way around a cover – check their now canonical version of Womack & Womack’s ‘Teardrop’ – but ‘Last Christmas’ isn’t a frayed patch on some of their other reinterpretations. Still, it’s not often you get whimsy from The xx, and it’s good for a seasonal chuckle, if not much else.

The xx recently announced a series of bespoke mini-festivals at unconventional sites across the globe. Coexist highlight ‘Chained’ recently got a natty remix from John Talabot and Pional.

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