Listen to Jamie xx’s solo single here!

Jamie Smith from The xx's first solo single, Far Nearer / Beat For is finally out today.


Words by: Charlie Jones

Months have passed since Far Nearer debuted on Rinse, and now it’s finally available – Jamie xx’s first proper solo single, out today on Glasgow’s Numbers. You can buy it from its own microsite,

Jamie xx is a member of famous band The xx, has remixed several artists (including Gil Scott-Heron and Adele) very well and is rumoured to be working with Drake on the Canadian rapper’s second album.

Jamie xx – Beat For (limited vinyl & download out now – by Numbers

Jamie xx – Far Nearer (limited vinyl & download out now – by Numbers

Numbers released Jamie xx’s single Far Nearer / Beat For today