The xx, whose debut album achieved universal acclaim and was certified Platinum in the UK, will be profiled in the debut issue of The Tourist–a new independent publishing house and newsprint publication. Issue 1, to be released this December and titled The xx: Looking in From the Dark, features 40 pages of exclusive photos of The xx by Jamie-James Medina alongside original hand written lyrics by Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim. The issue, limited to 500 hand numbered copies, also contains a foreword by Sasha Frere-Jones.
You can pick up the magazine direct from The Tourist shop, the first 100 copies comes with a free limited edition xx vs.Vans vs. Tourist collaboration t-shirt which features an original hand written xx logo on the front of the garment by Romy Madley Croft and a stylized montage of xx photos by Jamie-James Medina on the back of the garment.