Other than their name might suggest, X&Y aren’t a duo but a trio consisting of Ben (22, keyboard and vocals), Ash (23, guitar and vocals) and Rhys (22, drums) who started the band in 2014.
Their new single Footprints drops on July 9th and follows on from their debut EP Experience X that was released earlier this year. Footprints is a fresh and summerly pop anthem.
Sam Smith is apparently a fan, tweeting about their song Rocket Science last summer, and causing plays on their Soundcloud to surge into the hundreds of thousands.
The band recently played their first headline show to a capacity crowd at The Old Queens Head in June, and will play another headline date on August 3 at The Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen. They have also been announced as support for Take That at the BTS Festival in Hyde Park on July 9.