"It's been a while but you’ve been on our minds!" The xx said with a handwritten note, which was recently posted on their Instagram page. "We are in the studio working on our third album, it feels so good to be together making new music."

In the meantime, the band have offered up a number of tour dates, which kick off next month in Europe, as well as a playlist of all the song's they've been listening to while recording. It includes PJ Harvey, Frank Ocean, Björk, Solange, Aretha Franklin, Sia, Sampha, Nina Simone, Chet Baker, Liquid Liquid, Tears for Fears, and many more. Find everything from the playlist to tour dates below.

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  • The xx:
  • 11-28 Zagreb, Croatia - Bocarski Dom
  • 11-29 Prague, Czech Republic - Forum Karlin
  • 11-30 Poznan, Poland - Hala Nr 2 MTP
  • 12-01 Warsaw, Poland - Nowy Teatr
  • 12-03 Vilnius, Lithuania - Compensa Arena
  • 12-06 Tokyo, Japan - Toyosu PIT
  • 03-23 Bogota, Colombia - Festival Estereo Picnic
  • 03-24 Bogota, Colombia - Festival Estereo Picnic
  • 03-25 Bogota, Colombia - Festival Estereo Picnic
  • 03-25 Sao Paulo, Brazil - Lollapalooza
  • 03-26 Sao Paulo, Brazil - Lollapalooza
  • 03-31 San Isidro, Argentina - Lollapalooza
  • 04-01 San Isidro, Argentina - Lollapalooza
  • 04-01 Santiago, Chile - Lollapalooza
  • 04-02 Santiago, Chile - Lollapalooza