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Coldplay

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Famous as :

Alternative rock band

Birth Name :

Starfish

Birth Date :

1998

Birth Place :

London, United Kingdom

Claim to fame :

Single "Yellow" (2000)

Biography


If there is a question concerning the existence of a band, which does not pursue fame and wealth, the name "Coldplay" will definitely emerge as one of the answers. Their true intention to write exceptional compositions with real honesty and passion is eminently visible, proven by their rejection toward the overtures of using their songs in commercial ads. Hence, the words "genuine" and "pure" are probably the two most precise adjectives to be addressed to this British alternative rock band.

What distinguishes Coldplay from other bands is that they have created melancholic music arrangements with the theme of well-trodden love, yet there is still an earnest optimism within, which most English bands do not make use of. "We wanted to make the most passionate, moving, melodic, uplifting and sad record of all time," Chris Martin, the band's frontman, explained.

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Beyonce, Pearl Jam and Coldplay Announced as Performers for 2015 Global Citizen Fest

July 10, 2015 03:51:24 GMT

is among big names in music who have been enlisted for the 2015 Global Citizen Festival. The diva is set to take the stage at the benefit concert, which will take place on the Great Lawn of New York City's Central Park on September 26.
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Video: Coldplay's Chris Martin Plays Impromptu Performance at Indian Bar

July 03, 2015 07:15:45 GMT

performed a surprise set at a bar during his trip to India. The frontman treated a small crowd at Summer House Cafe in New Delhi to acoustic version of some of his band's hits.
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Video: Coldplay Gathers 'Game of Thrones' Cast for a Musical in Red Nose Day Sketch

May 22, 2015 08:58:36 GMT

The full story behind the making of 's ": The Musical" is revealed in a 12-minute sketch that aired during NBC's Red Nose Day. Apparently most of the cast members initially thought it was a bad idea until came and saved the day.
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Coldplay Debuts 'Miracles' Lyric Video Featuring Footage of 'Unbroken' Movie

December 23, 2014 06:44:31 GMT

As previously reported, wrote and recorded a new song called "Miracles" for the upcoming "" movie. The British group then decided to drop a lyric video for the track for fans' viewing pleasure.
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Coldplay Debuts 'Miracles' From 'Unbroken' Soundtrack

December 12, 2014 03:09:47 GMT

premiered the full version of "Miracles" on Thursday, December 11. That is a new song the British band has recorded for the soundtrack of -directed movie "".
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Coldplay Announces 'Final' Album 'A Head Full of Dreams'

December 05, 2014 03:30:39 GMT

It has just been a few months since dropped their latest album "", but the band has already planned a follow-up. Frontman shared some details about the upcoming project including its title during an interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe on December 4.
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Coldplay Previews New Song 'Miracles' From 'Unbroken' Soundtrack

December 01, 2014 03:17:12 GMT

has given fans the first listen to "Miracles", a new song they've recorded for the soundtrack of -directed movie "". A snippet of the track is featured in a commercial for U.K. channel Sky Movies Christmas.
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Coldplay Premieres Interactive Music Video for 'Ink'

November 27, 2014 02:24:29 GMT

has unveiled the official music video for "Ink", a track from their newest album "". Written, directed and animated by Los Angeles agency Blind, the interactive visuals was made available on the band's official website on Wednesday, November 26.
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Coldplay Honors WWI Veterans With 'All Your Friends' Music Video

November 08, 2014 05:31:27 GMT

releases a music video for "All Your Friends", a bonus track on the Target Edition of their new album "". With the clip, the band pays tribute to veterans of World War I who will be honored on the U.K.'s Remembrance Day, also known as Poppy Day, on November 11.
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Chris Martin and Jessica Lucas Dance in Inflatable Body Suits in Coldplay's 'True Love' Video

August 23, 2014 03:11:07 GMT

has unveiled the official music video for their latest single, "True Love". Directed by Jonas Akerlund, the clip tells a tale of an unlikely love story between a couple played by the band's frontman and "" actress .
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Report: Rihanna, Coldplay and Katy Perry Should Pay to Play Super Bowl Halftime Show

August 20, 2014 02:09:01 GMT

Some big names in music are reportedly in talks to headline the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. According to a new report by the Wall Street Journal, the National Footbal League has listed , and as their top three choices and final contenders for the big event slated for next February.
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Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Usher Enlisted as iHeartRadio Festival Performers

July 24, 2014 04:01:19 GMT

Performers for the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival have been announced. A number of A-listers like , , and are all scheduled to make appearances at the fourth annual event that will take place at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on September 19 and 20.
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Chris Martin Takes Over Sydney Streets in Coldplay's 'A Sky Full of Stars' Video

June 20, 2014 02:52:05 GMT

has debuted the official music video for their current single, "A Sky Full of Stars". Shot in Sydney, Australia, a few days ago, the clip shows frontman turning into a street musician.
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Coldplay Nabs Second Week at Billboard 200's No. 1, Mariah Carey Comes at No. 3

June 05, 2014 02:06:45 GMT

's "" is spending its second week at No. 1 on Billboard 200. The album, which landed at the chart's top slot last week with this year's biggest sales week, has sold another 83,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' Tops Billboard 200 With 2014's Biggest Sales Week

May 29, 2014 01:58:12 GMT

's latest album, "", has arrived at No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nielsen SoundScan reports that the record, which marks the British act's fourth No. 1 LP on the chart, takes the top slot after selling 383,000 copies in its first week.
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Artist of the Week: Coldplay

May 19, 2014 06:39:09 GMT

Three years after putting out their "", returns to the music scene with a new album titled "". The record, which was made available for streaming on iTunes prior to its official May 19 U.S. release date, has impressed many music critics thanks in part to frontman 's recent split from .
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Video: Coldplay Dedicates 'Fix You' to Mick Jagger Following L'Wren Scott's Death

May 07, 2014 08:18:13 GMT

recently took the stage at the Beacon Theater in New York to promote their new album "". During the performance on Monday, May 5, the band dedicated one of their songs to fellow British rocker .
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Coldplay Brings 'Magic' and 'A Sky Full of Stars' to 'SNL'

May 05, 2014 01:54:51 GMT

served as a guest performer in the Saturday, May 3 episode of "". The British band promoted their "" by performing two songs off the upcoming album on the NBC comedy show.
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Coldplay Debuts New Single 'A Sky Full of Stars'

April 30, 2014 02:14:38 GMT

premiered their next single called "A Sky Full of Stars" on Tuesday, April 29. Following up "Magic", the track serves as the second cut taken from their upcoming "" album.
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Chris Martin: Gwyneth Paltrow Split Influences Coldplay's New Album

April 29, 2014 04:20:20 GMT

has revealed the impact of his recent split with on 's new album, "". In a new interview with Radio 1's Zane Lowe, the British band's frontman said that some tracks in the record were inspired by the issues he and his actress wife had.
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Coldplay Gets NBC Concert Special, Debuts New Song 'Oceans'

April 24, 2014 07:55:42 GMT

teams up with NBC to bring a new experience of enjoying their concert on the small screen. The band has announced a one-hour concert special titled "Coldplay: Ghost Stories" which will air Sunday, May 18, at 7 P.M. ET/PT on the network.
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Andrew Garfield and Coldplay Book 'Saturday Night Live' Gigs

April 14, 2014 06:06:01 GMT

will swing his way to Rockefeller Plaza to host "" on May 3. The title character depicter in "" film series will make his "SNL" hosting debut in the episode, just in time for his latest movie "" U.S. release on May 2.
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Coldplay Releases 'Magic' Music Video Starring Zhang Ziyi

April 08, 2014 03:01:42 GMT

has unveiled the music video for their single "Magic". Shot in silent film style by Grammy-winning director Jonas Akerlund, the black-and-white clip stars "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" actress .
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Coldplay Debuts Tracks off 'Ghost Stories' During Intimate Show in L.A.

March 24, 2014 08:33:27 GMT

played all the tracks off their upcoming album, "", for the first time at a recent show in Los Angeles. According to Rolling Stone, the British rock band sang the new songs for about 800 lucky fans at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City.
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Video: Coldplay Debuts Two 'Ghost Stories' Songs at SXSW

March 13, 2014 03:14:39 GMT

headlined the first night of the iTunes Festival at South by Southwest on Tuesday, March 11. The British band treated the crowd at the Moody Theater at Austin City Limits Live downtown with the live rendition of their tracks that included two new songs off their upcoming "" album.
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Coldplay Sets New Album's Release Date, Drops New Single

March 03, 2014 08:22:33 GMT

Just a week after dropping new track "Midnight" and its accompanying music video, announces that their new album is coming out soon. The new record will be called "Ghost Stories" and is set to arrive on May 19 via Parlophone/Atlantic Records.
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Coldplay Releases Surprise New Song 'Midnight' and Its Video

February 26, 2014 00:52:27 GMT

surprised fans with the release of a new single and its music video companion. "Midnight", an atmospheric and amniotic electronic track, was released on Tuesday, February 25 together with a haunting video directed by Mary Wigmore.
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Video: Coldplay Delivers First Live Performance of 'Atlas'

December 21, 2013 05:10:57 GMT

performed their "Atlas", which serves as the soundtrack to movie "", at a charity concert in London on Thursday night, December 19. It was the first time the members of the band joined forces to play the song in public.
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Coldplay's 'Atlas' From 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Leaks in Full

September 06, 2013 08:28:16 GMT

Just a day before the song's official premiere, "Atlas" by British alternative rock band has leaked in full. It's part of "" movie soundtrack which also serves as the album's lead single. The song also marks the first time that the quartet has recorded something specifically for a film after some of their songs have been used on such flicks as "", "" and "".
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Coldplay Contributes 'Atlas' to 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Soundtrack

August 10, 2013 03:14:36 GMT

British alternative rock band is set to release their first new music since their 2011 album "" and it will appear as the lead single on the "" movie soundtrack. It's the first original song contribution of the band for a motion picture after some of their songs have been used on such flicks as "", "" and "".
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