[News] The xx Announce Sophomore LP: 'Coexist'

It's been a long time coming, but The xx have finally announced that the long-awaited and highly anticipated follow-up to their 2009 self-titled debut album is titled Coexist and is slated for a September 11th release. It's expected that the new material the band has been playing live will make it onto the forthcoming effort. Along with the announcement, the band had this to say: “After a long time on the road, we took a break, created our own studio and wrote these new songs that we’re so looking forward to playing to you.”

With the album firmly set for release, The xx will be going on tour straight through till September 7th, just before Coexist drops. Check out their full tour itinerary after the jump.

The xx 2012 Tour Dates:
06/08 – Turin, IT @ Traffic Festival
06/09 – Porto, PT @ Optimus Primavera Sound
06/15 – Aarhus, DK @ Northside Festival
06/16 – Hultsfred, SE @ Hultsfred Festival
06/22 – Scheessel, DE @ Hurricane Festival
06/23 – Neuhausen, DE @ Southside Festival
06/27 – Arendal, NO @ Hove Festival
06/29 – Arras, FR @ Main Square Festival
06/30 – Werchter, BE @ Rock Werchter
07/07 – Gdynia, PL @ Open’er Festival
07/14 – Joensuu, FI @ Ilosaairock Festival
07/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda
07/25 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
07/28 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix
07/29 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
07/31 – Boston, MA @ Wilbur Theatre
08/02 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
08/09 – Sibinek, CR @ Terraneo Festival
08/10 – Budapest, HR @ Sziget Festival
08/11 – St Pere, FR @ La Route du Rock
08/18 – St. Polten, AT @ Frequency Festival
08/19 – Biddinhuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival
08/31 – Laois, IE @ Electric Picnic
09/07 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival