The xx are an English band formed in 2005 in Wandsworth, London. The group released their debut album, xx, in August 2009. The album was a commercial and critical success and was ranked highly on many best of 2009 lists, including number one on the list compiled by The Guardian and second for NME. In 2010, the band won the Mercury Prize for their debut album. Their second album, Coexist, was released on 10 September 2012 and peaked at number five on the Billboard 200. The band's third studio album, I See You, was released on 13 January 2017.