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Coldplay

Date: Oct 21 2002

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Coldplay became huge stars a couple of years ago, when they released their first album, Parachutes. It featured the worldwide smash hit “Yellow.” The British band recently released their second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head, and it’s amazing. Much less homogenous than Parachutes, the new album has a lot of variety in musical style and lyrical content.
Read on to learn more about Coldplay!

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The best thing about Coldplay is their singer, Chris Martin. Without him, the band wouldn’t be nearly as interesting. He sings with overwhelmingly earnest angst and emotion. In most of the songs, he’s wailing about one of three things: death, war or (most often) lost love.
The first single from A Rush of Blood to the Head, called “In My Place,” is a perfect example. Check out some of the lyrics:
I was scared,
I was scared,
Tired and under prepared,
But I wait for you.
If you go,
If you go,
Leaving me here on my own,
Then I’ll wait for you.
Chris has obviously experienced some painful things in his life. He sounds unsure and insecure – probably because he’s been hurt before and he’s scared of being hurt again.

 

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Although I don’t think their new album contains a song as good as “Yellow,” I do think it’s a great album. I love the way Chris Martin sings and I can identify with his lyrics. It’s not the most upbeat or uplifting music, but it’s definitely good music to listen to if you’re feeling blue.
It’s hard to define Coldplay’s music. I think they’re a mellow rock band. If you like other British rock bands, like Radiohead or the Smiths, you’ll definitely like Coldplay. I’ve also heard them being compared to Pink Floyd, so if you’re a Floyd fan, make sure to check them out.
Rock on,
Migs

 

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cicci_74it

Italy

my favourite song is Fix you

07:51 PM Dec 17 2008 |

rudy_khalil

Syrian Arab Republic

I agree with miffoo 

Viva La Vida is the best song I've ever heard

12:11 AM Dec 17 2008 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

they last song Viva La Vida is so greatLaughing

02:59 PM Nov 29 2008 |

Liz Vicente

Peru

My favourite songs are The Scientist, In my Place and Clocks. Coldplay is amazing.

03:16 PM Oct 20 2008 |

Carlos Torres

Spain

HI!!

I went to see them last week to Barcelona and their sounds very well at live!!!My favorite song is Betwen The hardest part or Fix you or maybe Viva la vida or Yellow or in my place…....perhaps all their songs are my favorite…....

09:48 AM Sep 15 2008 |

Fanny ming

Fanny ming

China

the yellow make great impression to me ,the rythm is steady,but moved me at times

05:01 AM Aug 22 2008 |

magic1015

magic1015

China


LOL

i don't think i am a big fan of british rock & roll…

anyways coldplay is not that bad…

LOL

04:29 PM Jul 28 2008 |

atschan

Viet Nam

i love song Clocks of Coldplay. I've heard it many times but not bore it …the echo of this song is so great…Embarassed

12:30 PM Jul 21 2008 |

JOSEFRANCISCO

Colombia

I do not like coldplay

02:27 AM Jul 11 2008 |

sadpaper

China

my favorite is scientist

02:29 AM Jun 24 2008 |

lgmia

lgmia

China

yellow~

09:04 AM Jun 10 2008 |

empatía

Peru

hi, my favourite song es hardest part

 

05:17 PM May 22 2008 |

adriana24

Bahamas

mi favvourite son g is also Fix you

 

04:58 PM May 05 2008 |

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