The xx

October 3, 2017

Show Time: 8 p.m.
Gates Time: 7 p.m.

Support: Perfume Genius

On the heels of the release of their third studio album, I See You, in January, English band xx has expanded its 2017 North American tour. The English indie-pop band will play for Kansas City audiences at Starlight Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 3.

Formed in Wandsworth, London, in 2005, the band’s self-titled debut album was released in August 2009 and quickly achieved commercial and critical success. xx took home the Mercury Prize, awarded annually for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The band’s sophomore album, Coexist, reached No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 list.

According to the band, I See You marks a tonal shift to a sound that is pure, crisp pop structure, adorned by unusual crescendos.