The xx ‘SNL’ Performance Of “On Hold” – WATCH VIDEO

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By Michael Lewittes

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The xx sang “On Hold” on this week’s “SNL.” The song is the first single off the band’s upcoming album I See You. See the video below of The xx’s performance of “On Hold” on “Saturday Night Live.”

This marks The xx’s debut as the musical guest on “SNL.” And it’s the first time, “On Hold” has been performed on TV. Three days before their appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” The xx announced a tour that kicks off on February 8 in Stockholm, and has them playing every major European city, including Copenhagen, Paris, London and Manchester in the UK, Munich, Berlin and Hamburg in Germany, Amsterdam, Milan, and Vienna. In late March and in April, the band then heads down for dates to Latin America for concerts in Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

The xx won’t get much time to revel in the “SNL” debut. Following their perofrmance, and before their European tour, they are headed to Croatia for a concert, followed by shows in the Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania and Japan.

While The xx released an audio video for “On Hold,” they have drop a music video for the single. The audio video has already garnered close to 2 million views on YouTube in little more than a week. To see The xx’s performance of “On Hold” on “SNL,” watch the video below or click here.

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