The track was also played before the UEFA Euro 2012 and UEFA Euro 2016 matches at stadiums in Poland, Ukraine, and France and featured during the end of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 6 (Africa Special Part 1).Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Sander van Doorn's 2012 single Project T, which launched the official Tomorrowland 2012 aftermovie, The xx was nominated for 'Best British Album', 'Best British Breakthrough' and 'Best British Band' at the 2011 BRIT Awards held on 15 February 2011 at the O2 Arena in London, although it did not win in any of the categories.Initial reports stated that this was due to exhaustion, but Oliver Sim later said that the rest of the band had made this decision, "Also to be fair to her, people have an idea about that she left the band. In May 2010, the track "Intro" was used by the BBC in its coverage of the 2010 general election.This led to the band playing the track on an episode of Newsnight.Guitarist Baria Qureshi joined once it began performing in 2005, with Jamie Smith, also known as Jamie xx, joining a year after.Jamie joined the band after being introduced by Caius Pawson, the head Young Turks.In a first taste of success, "Crystalised" was featured on i Tunes (UK) as Single of the Week, starting from 18 August 2009.Though the band had previously worked with producers including Diplo and Kwes, In January 2010, Matt Groening chose the band to play at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival which he curated in Minehead, England.
Club music has definitely had an influence on the next record." The xx performed at Bestival on 9 September 2012 in front of the largest ever crowd at the festival.
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The festivals featured performances and DJ sets curated by the band, including Kindness and Mount Kimbie.
Each festival culminated in a nighttime concert by the band.