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XX Teens

XX Teens

Infobox Musical artist
Name = XX Teens
Background = group_or_band


Origin = London, England
Genre = Dance-punk
Years_active = 2003 - present
Label = Mute Records
URL = http://www.xxteens.co.uk
Current_members = Rich Cash
Antony Silvester
William Morrow
Jorgen Raa
Leo Taylor
Previous members =

XX Teens are a five-piece band from London. They began performing in London in 2004 and since then have released six singles and an EP. Their debut album "Welcome To Goon Island" was released on 28th June 2008 on Mute Records. It includes the songs "Onkawara/B-54", "Darlin'", "The Way We Were", "Only You" and other songs from previous releases. The album was recorded with Ross Orton. In April 2007 the group were on the cover of "ArtRocker" magazine.

The song "Darlin'" from the album "Welcome To Goon Island" was included in "NME's Tracks Of The Year 2007". [ [http://www.nme.com/reviews/tracks/oftheyear NME’s tracks of 2007] ]

At Underage Festival 2008 the band invited political activist Brian Haw onstange after their performance to talk to the crowd about his anti-war protests. [ [http://www.nme.com/news/xx-teens/38831] ]

Discography

Albums

*"Welcome To Goon Island" (30th June 2008) - CD/12" Vinyl

ingles

*"Chasing Your Tail/Pay The Man" (September 2004) - 7" Vinyl
*"Round/Man It's Hard To Beat A Woman" (December 2005) - 7" Vinyl
*"Onkawara/B-54" (29th January 2007) - 7" Vinyl
*"Darlin'" (16th July 2007) - 7" Vinyl
*"Darlin'" (20th August 2007) - 12" Vinyl
*"How To Reduce The Chances Of Being A Terror Victim] " (25th February 2008) - 7" Vinyl
*"The Way We Were" (19th May 2008) - Cd
*"Only You" (14th July 2008) - Cd/7" Vinyl

EPs

* "Xerox Teens EP" (15th May 2006) - 2x7" Vinyl

References

External links

* [http://www.xxteens.co.uk XX Teens Official website]
* [http://www.myspace.com/xxteens XX Teens on MySpace]
* [http://www.bigbillyrecords.co.uk Big Billy Records Website]
* [http://www.phoenixfm.com/story/1898.php Reading Festival photos and interview on Phoenix FM]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/release/mpbd/ "Welcome To Goon Island" album review at bbc.co.uk]
* [http://www.themusicmagazine.co.uk/i-821-XX-Teens--Welcome-To-Goon-Island.html "Welcome To Goon Island" album review at themusicmagazine.co.uk]
* [http://www.musicomh.com/albums/xx-teens_0708.htm "Welcome To Goon Island" album review at musicOMH.com]
* [http://cowsic.com/xx-teens-the-way-we-were/ "The Way We Were" single review]


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