Hear the xx’s Shimmering New Single ‘Say Something Loving’

The xx have unveiled their sparkling new track “Say Something Loving,” the second single off the trio’s upcoming LP I See You.

The track samples the Alessi Brothers’ 1978 track “Do You Feel It?” and spotlights the vocal interplay of singers Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft, as well as Croft’s sparse yet trademark guitar playing.

“You say something loving / It’s so overwhelming, the thrill of affection / Feels so unfamiliar / You say something loving,” the singers exclaim on the infectious chorus. “Without hesitation it hits me, hits me / It feels so unfamiliar.”

“Say Something Loving,” the follow-up to first single “On Hold,” is available to purchase on digital retailers now;…