06.05.10 by Jeff


“Islands” by The xx. Directed by Saam Farahmand.

the xx islands music video directed by saam farahmand

Watch the music video below!

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://electricjunkyard.blogspot.com/ Connor

    I love the xx.

    BTW~ you can win tickets to see them in LONDON right here

  • http://pasbestija.blogspot.com/ drvokestena

    great great great…

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      the ending is quite powerful because of all the repetition leading up to it

      • Malfoy

        So true! I thought it was just going to repeat itself at first.

  • Jessie Lyn

    I love the XX, they’re amazing! This is my favourite song by them, followed by Crystalised. :]

  • http://iknowthenervouswalking.wordpress.com alexander

    not sure that i get this..

  • Kilgore Trout

    great song. I agree, the ending was so great with all the repetition beforehand.

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  • http://rachel.learnless.info/ Rachel

    simply superb…thanks for share..

  • canadasb

    The base player was the best, where is she at? C,mon son!

  • http://76148.tumblr.com courtney

    Really dislike this band. The vocals do nothing for me. But I am in love with the video. Great idea.

    • http://paigebaker.blogspot.com/ paige

      While I don’t feel the same way, I love that you give credit where it’s due. A lot of people who don’t care for a certain band rule out them and everything they do without a second thought.

  • Droolin

    anyone hear the notorious xx mixtape?

    pretty awesome


  • Emily

    wow, i love the xx and that is just amazing; the changes are so subtle at first you just listen and dont notice, but at the end…..it is so powerfull
    im going to re-watch…..

  • Anastasia

    This video is so so good the second time around. So many little things I didn’t catch before.

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Watch the video below!

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