Listen: The xx Cover ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham!

If any Christmas song was ripe for an emotional and heartstring-tugging xx makeover, it’s Wham’s festive classic ‘Last Christmas’.

Today on Radio 1’s Live Lounge The xx put their distinctive spin on this well-known festive tale of lost love. Check it out and let me know what you think:

As well as covering ‘Last Christmas’ (‘Last xxmas’ anyone?), The xx also played a sample-heavy version of ‘Chained’ from their second album Coexist – which you can watch here:

Post Author: Luke Glassford

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