No band has a soundtrack completely geared towards black and white visuals quite like The xx and Coexist is quite the soundtrack for such a vision. Oliver Sim decides to put the theory to the literal test for “Friction” as he just calmly takes a stroll into the unknown without much of as an answer as to what or why. It could be about a splintered relationship, it could be about missing the NBA Finals, who knows. All we know is that Sim’s vocals here play narration to easily one of the more brooding pieces of visual evidence we’ve got all year.