The band have added additional dates to their UK tour.

The xx have extended their run at London’s O2 Brixton Academy next year to seven nights.

The week-long residency will set a new record at the venue for the longest string of performances by a band besting Rammstein, Nine Inch Nails, Hard-Fi and the Prodigy, who have previously played five consecutive nights.

The band’s UK and European tour starts on February 8, in Stockholm, Sweden, and includes stops in Nottingham, Cardiff and Manchester.

Presale tickets for the tour went on sale on Tuesday 22nd November and tickets for all dates went on general sale today – Friday 25th November.

The trio are currently touring in Eastern Europe, playing shows in Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland and Lithuania together with FACT favourite Jenny Hval over the next few days before finishing the year with a gig in Japan.

The band’s third album, I See You, is due on January 13. Hear the Hall and Oates-sampling first single, ‘On Hold’, below.

UK and European tour dates:

Feb 08 – Sweden, Stockholm Hovet
Feb 10 – Denmark, Copenhagen Forum
Feb 12 – Germany, Hamburg Sporthalle
Feb 13 – Holland, Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall
Feb 14 – France, Paris Zénith
Feb 17 – France, Strasbourg Zénith
Feb 18 – Switzerland, Basel St Jakobshalle
Feb 20 – Italy, Milan Mediolanum Forum
Feb 21 – France, Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
Feb 23 – Austria, Vienna Marx Hall
Feb 24 – Germany, Munich Zenith
Feb 25 – Germany, Berlin Arena
Feb 26 – Germany, Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle
Feb 28 – Germany, Düsseldorf Mitsubishi Electric Halle
Mar 01 – Belgium, Brussels Forest National
Mar 04 – UK, Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Mar 05 – UK, Manchester 02 Apollo
Mar 06 – UK, Manchester 02 Apollo
Mar 08 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 09 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 10 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 11 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 13 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 14 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 15 – UK, London 02 Academy Brixton
Mar 17 – UK, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena



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