"We've had the most incredible year," xx frontman Sim said. "It feels like every day we wake up to something incredible. It hasn't sunken in to be honest." xx beat out 11nominees including rapper Dizzee Rascal and his platinum album, "Tongue N'Cheek," veteran performer Paul Weller and his tenth solo album, "Wake up the Nation", Corrine Bailey Rae's "The Sea" as well as newcomers Mumford & Sons and biffy clyro's Only Revolutions.
The prized award honors the best album from a UK or Irish artist that's released in the past twelve months . The winner a $30,740 prize and increased album sales !
"We made this album in a converted garage the size of a bathroom," Croft said. "So we would love to make our own studio and experiment and let Jamie (Smith) produce." The band also plans an USA tour in the near future.
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