Coldplay Trivia

  • Coldplay
    • Famous as : Alternative rock band
    • Birth Name : Starfish
    • Birth Date : 1998
    • Birth Place : London, United Kingdom
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Single "Yellow" (2000)


  • Contributed a song titled "Part Of The Plan" in rapper Swizz Beatz' album "One Man Band Man".
  • Won the British Single award for their "Speed Of Sound" and MasterCard British Album award for "X&Y" at the 2006 annual Brit Awards.
  • Secures the 5th place in a poll conducted by music channel VH1 on Britain's Favorite Lyric thanks to "Yellow" (April 2006).
  • Won the International Album Of The Year prize at the 2006's Juno for their album "X&Y".
  • Topped the 2005's global charts with their album "X&Y" sold 8.3 million copies around the world.
  • Their 2nd album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" (2002) reached multi-platinum.
  • All the band's personnel usually hang out, play football and go out to eat together to bring back their original music style.
  • Refuse to sell their songs to be used in product ads, yet allow them to be used in film, televison and promotional spot.
  • Released a new song and music video on their official site due to the birth of frontman's daughter.
  • Album "Parachutes" (2000) was criticized due to its similarity to Radiohead's music.
  • Loves to perform at charity concerts.
  • Actively supports many social and political issues.
  • The band also known for performing covers from various artists.
  • The band often made silly videos to be put on their official site.
  • All personnel are not allowed to use drugs.
  • They decided to share the profits equally.
  • The name "Coldplay" was originally given by a friend who thought that it was too depressing.
  • Before turned into a band, frontman Martin had considered to form a boyband called Pectoralz.