Music Gear News

At Gear4Music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Bass guitar player hints at new XX album

The XX are to begin writing their new album as soon as they finish touring.
Great deals on musical instruments

Fresh from the announcement that The XX have been shortlisted for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, the band's bass guitar player has revealed that a new album could also be on the way.

Oliver Sim, who also sings in the group, claimed that it is likely that work will begin on writing a new record at some point in 2010, once a string of live shows are completed.

Speaking to Xfm at the nomination ceremony for the Mercury Prize, Sim said: "We come home in October so hopefully we'll start writing then. I think there will be pressure [on us]. This album was made with no expectations of us - no one knew who we were."

He added that the new-found fame could mean that the next album has a different sound, as the band will be writing songs with the knowledge that lots of people will hear them, but the bassist suggested that they will try to block that out.

Also included in the shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize are acts such as Biffy Clyro, Paul Weller and Wild Beasts.

Buy a Bass Guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19903445-ADNFCR

Posted on 22 Jul 2010 20:00 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Interesting new study reveals trends in popular music listening.

19 May 2015 11:05
thumbnail

GCSE music is set for a revamp with some interesting inclusions. Find out what's being considered.

14 May 2015 16:42
thumbnail

Yesterday's successful mission to land an unmanned lander on a comet 510 million km from Earth has yielded some surprise results.

13 Nov 2014 15:45
thumbnail

Details about the Band Aid 30 single have emerged.

10 Nov 2014 15:06
thumbnail

Better get saving!

1 Oct 2014 09:38
thumbnail

International chain store Urban Outfitters has stated it's the world's biggest record seller.

25 Sep 2014 11:38

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Purchase any Native Instruments Maschine or Komplete Kontrol and receive Komplete Select for free.

22 May 2015 10:09
thumbnail

Focusrite are giving away a Red 3 mic preamp, and not just any, the very last one available.

21 May 2015 12:42
thumbnail

The latest professional yet user friendly DAW is now available, find out more about the newest features here.

20 May 2015 17:25
thumbnail

Gear4music have extended their woodwind range with Pearl Flutes.

20 May 2015 08:44
thumbnail

Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience to honour the guitar icon with a year long tour.

20 May 2015 08:17
thumbnail

Gear4music now stocking high-end USA pedal manufacturer Rockett. Find out more.

19 May 2015 15:29