The first week in business this year is over and it is like I left it in mid December. Nothing really changed but if I'm honest I didn't expected it. I am still not through reading all the posts you've done during the last weeks and listen to the music you offered there. Often because you type a lot more than me (thank you for it JC, SWC and Badger - always a pleasure to read your thoughts). So it will take time until my blog will run the usual way with (new) series, etc. Until then I will post the best of new music that came up to me from the in-box and other media. It is Sunday morning and I think the new single by The XX is perfect for it. With this one they come very close to a perfect pop song. All the ingredients of their sound are still present and the dark an melancholic voices of Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim floating over a steady beat.
This piano version shows us how fast covers could be made these days.