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    Live 2012

    Coldplay Live 2012 is the collective name for the official documentation of the Mylo Xyloto Tour, performed, recorded and released by Coldplay. The project consists of a worldwide theatrical and home media film release, Coldplay’s third live album, after Coldplay Live 2003 and LeftRightLeftRightLeft, and a 183-page e-book depicting the tour. The film and album were recorded over many dates over the 2011 Festival Tour and the Mylo Xyloto Tour beginning in October 2011 and ending in September 2012. The film was opened for one night only on 13 November 2012, at select cinemas around the world. The DVD and Blu-ray release of the film and the live album release…

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    Mylo Xyloto

    On 12 August 2011, Coldplay announced via their official website that Mylo Xyloto is the new album title for LP5, and that it will be released on 24 October 2011.[1]. The album leaked online on 17th October 2011, two days before its expected debut in Japan, and nine days before its worldwide release. The album was finished on 9th September 2011 at 2am (UK time) which was confirmed in an official tweet from Roadie #42 who said: “Bumped into Rik Simpson. Tells me: “We finished the album at 2am”. It’s on this USB stick. Get ready folks! R42″ [2] The official announcement read: Mylo Xyloto was produced by Markus Dravs,…

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    Talk

    Yes “Talk” is a song recorded by Coldplay and is the fifth track on their third album X&Y, released in June 2005. The song was released as the third single from that album in December 2005 and it was a substantial hit across the world. “Talk” entered the UK Singles Chart at #10, and elsewhere in the world its success varied: it reached #1 in the Netherlands and the top five in Canada. Both the song and its ‘Thin White Duke’ remix have been nominated for the 2007 Grammy Awards. Contents 7.2 Unreleased/First Version Background Coldplay received permission from the electronic music band Kraftwerk to use the main riff from…

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    Jonny Buckland

    Jonny Buckland Jonathan Mark Buckland (born 11 September 1977), known as Jon or Jonny Buckland, is the lead guitarist of Coldplay. Jonny Buckland was born in London, England, and lived there until the age of four, when his family moved to Pantymwyn, North Wales. He was encouraged to enter the music scene by his elder brother, who was a big fan of My Bloody Valentine. Buckland started playing the guitar at the age of eleven, after being spurred on by The Stone Roses. Buckland attended Alun School in the Welsh town of Mold; moving on to study astronomy and mathematics at University College London, where he also met his future…

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    Guy Berryman

    Guy Berryman Guy Rupert Berryman (born 12 April 1978) is a musician and a member of the group Coldplay. He plays bass guitar and is known as the soft-spoken member of the band. Eventhough he is left handed, he plays bass in the orthodox way. Berryman was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, but he moved to Kent, England at age twelve. He has been playing bass guitar since he was sixteen. He grew up on funk and groove music and collects rare editions of those records. Before forming Coldplay at University College London, Berryman was in a band called Time Out while he was still at school. His father is…

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    God Put A Smile Upon Your Face

    From WikiColdplay Yes “God Put a Smile upon Your Face” is the fourth single from Coldplay’s 2002 album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. Regional singles were released for Canada, Europe, Australia, and an enhanced version for Taiwan. Promo singles were released for UK and U.S.. The song was originally titled “Your Guess Is As Good As Mine” and was not intended to make the final cut on the album. Contents The single cover features bassist Guy Berryman, art-directed by Sølve Sundsbø. Music video “God Put a Smile upon Your Face” music video The music video featured scenes of the band performing with the narrative of a distressed businessman…

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    Viva La Vida (song)

    “Viva la Vida” (Spanish for “Long Live Life”)[1] is the second single released from Coldplay’s 2008 album, Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends. It was initially released along with the iTunes Store pre-order of the album on 7 May 2008, later becoming a download-only single on 25 May 2008. The lyrics to the song contain historical and religious references, and the track is built around a repeating string section with a percussion background. The song was released on 7 May 2008 as the album’s second single, debuting to critical and commercial success. Viva la Vida has reached the top spot of the UK Singles Chart and Billboard…

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    Mylo Xylotour

    Early dates of the Mylo Xylotour featured graffiti-covered walls and staging The Mylo Xyloto Tour (affectionately named the Mylo Xylotour) is Coldplay’s fifth concert tour to promote the album Mylo Xyloto released in October 2011. The tour began in October 2011 with a series of rehearsal concerts in Europe. A full-production show began in December 2011 in the United Kingdom and continue into 2012 with shows in North America. A set of festival appearances preceded the Mylo Xylotour. Contents21 The Oracle on the Mylo XylotourBackground After devoting the summer of 2011 to a promotional tour in Europe, the Americas and Africa, the band announced the tour via their Twitter account…

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    Everything you never knew about Coldplay’s Paradise!

    The most accurate and up to date information on Paradise!Paradise is the third track from Coldplay’s fifth album, Mylo Xyloto, and the second single, following on from the earlier release in 2011 of Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall.Contents12.1 Comments ReleaseParadise was debuted at 7:48am on The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 on 12 September 2011 – two minutes before its scheduled play at 7.50am. The song was released on 12th September, 2011 at 8:30am BST as the second single to the album. According to Coldplay.com, the single was not initially chart eligible in the UK, because it was available on iTunes as an “instant grat” (immediate download) with…

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    Princess Of China

    ‘Princess Of China’ single artwork Princess of China is a track included on the fifth album Mylo Xyloto, released on 24th October, 2011. It was released in 2012 as the fifth single of Mylo Xyloto. Contents7 LyricsFirst introduction On 12th January 2010 Coldplay’s Chris Martin told NME [1] that the band are striving to write their “masterpiece”, with the follow-up to 2008’s ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’. Chris, speaking in the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands (January 12), spoke about new songs including Princess Of China and Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall, before admitting that he thinks the band can better their previous albums…