Fact: Rockers The XX are set to make history at London's famous Brixton Academy after adding four more dates to their previously-announced three-night residency at the concert hall. The new homecoming shows will make the band the first to play so many consecutive dates at the venue in one tour. The current record is five shows, which The Clash, The 1975, and The Sex Pistols have all achieved.
Fact: British indie group The XX are set to perform 25 shows in 11 days in March (14). The band will take up residency at New York's Park Avenue Armory for the run of shows and will perform for just 40 fans at each gig.
Quote: "She was just lovely and enthusiastic about our music. It was surreal to meet her. Originally we wrote the album for ourselves. I never imagined anyone else hearing the songs other than us." The XX star ROMY MADLEY CROFT has a Hollywood fan in Drew Barrymore. The London trio is celebrating after scooping the prestigious Mercury Prize on Tuesday (07Sep10) for their debut album, xx.