“On Hold” is a song by English indie pop band The xx. The song was written by Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim & Jamie Smith and produced by Jamie xx & Rodaidh McDonald. It was released as the lead single from their third studio album, I See You (2017), on 10 November 2016. The song peaked at number 38 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song was produced by band member Jamie xx as well as frequent collaborator Rodaidh McDonald. The instrumental samples “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)” by Hall & Oates. Vocals are sung back-and-forth between Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim.