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Singer Romy told The Sun : "I love 'Islands' because I found it quite hard to write something more upbeat and light-hearted. We were into this calypso drumming beat and asked Jamie if he could help with those sort of sounds like bongos. That's what makes that song so special." (Source Islands Songfacts).

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I don't have to leave anymore
What I have is right here
Spend my nights and days before
Searching the world for what's right here

The xx - Islands Lyrics


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  • meu deus esse sub bass [2] <3
  • best song it......
  • never seen this video before.... its mesmerizing
  • that bridge's on fire
  • Very loungey...would love to listen to it over my midday coffee break for sure.
  • i am yours now
  • Reminds me of Stone Roses, Dunno why.
  • i'm froze by desire
  • whoa whoa way to upbeat! slow down guys!

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