Formerly known as Xerox Teens but now operating as XX Teens after legal action was threatened by photocopier manufacturer Xerox.
XX Teens (formerly the Xerox Teens) formed in 2004 and are 5 young men from London.They released their debut album Welcome To Goon Island in July 2008. It was produced by Sheffield's Ross Orton (M.I.A., Fat Truckers, Bromheads Jacket) and was released through Mute. Previously labelled absurd, eccentric, political, experimental, it sometimes seems people find it rather hard to get a handle on the XX Teens, yet their plan is simple.
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XX Teens, formerly Xerox Teens are a five-piece band from London. They began performing in London in 2004 and since then have released six singles, an EP and an LP. Their debut album Welcome To Goon Island was released on 28 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. The song "Darlin'" was included in "NME's Tracks Of The Year 2007".
In 2005 the band were invited by artist Cerith Wyn Evans to create a performance at Modern Art Oxford marking the gallery's 40th anniversary. In 2008 they performed for Martin Creed at Tate Britain.
In March 2007 they created a performance with Richard Curtis and his famous dog dancing display team at Studio Voltaire. The band played hits such as Cotton-Eyed Joe, Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head and Mr. Sandman while the dogs danced to the music. The performance raised £198.61 for Resonance FM, effectively saving the station from closure.