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    Christmas Lights

    Christmas Lights single cover Christmas Lights was a song written by Coldplay in time for Christmas 2010. Described by the band, the song will be “in the key of G”, before adding that it is a “mid-tempo number”. Contents6 LyricsRelease Christmas Lights was available on iTunes from 8pm (GMT) on Wednesday December 1st, according to the official Coldplay website.[1] To announce the release of Christmas Lights a handwritten note was posted on the official Coldplay website dated 24 November 2010.[2] As well as telling fans that the song is written in the key of G, the release date and that it will be available on iTunes, a portion of scrawl…

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    What If

    Yes“What If” is the second track from Coldplay’s 2005 album, X&Y. It was released as a single in June 2006 to radio stations in France and the French speaking portions of Belgium and Switzerland. A commercial CD was also released in Belgium and features the same B-side as “The Hardest Part” (“How You See The World” recorded live at Earls Court), which was released in other European markets as well as Japan and Australia. More discussion on the commercial CD What If Tom Lorde Alge Mix can be found here Coldplaying threadContentsBelgium CD 00946 3 66951 2 9 “What If” (Tom Lord Alge mix) – 5:07 “How You See The…

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    The Hardest Part

    Yes“The Hardest Part” is the fourth single from Coldplay’s 2005 album, X&Y. The song was released to UK radio and download sites on 3 April 2006 and was released internationally on CD in Europe, Japan, Canada, and Australia in May and June 2006. The international version of the single was made available in the UK on 19 June 2006. In France and the French speaking portions of Belgium and Switzerland “What If” was released instead of “The Hardest Part”, and a Belgium commercial CD featured the same B-side, “How You See the World” recorded live at Earls Court. Like the previous single from X&Y, “Talk”, had been a tribute to…

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    Violet Hill

    Violet Hill single cover Violet Hill is a track included on Coldplay’s fourth album, Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends and the album’s first single, released on May 5, 2008. One of the strongest of the new songs, the band was considering giving it away as a special promotion in coming weeks and then leaving it off the album. However it was later revealed that not only would Violet Hill end up being on the album, it would be the first single. Opening with a jagged distorted guitar riff, the song announces a new template: The stalking, bluesy beat fits nicely with Chris Martin’s earthy vocals and…

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    Phil Harvey

    Phil Harvey (born Philip Christopher Hammond Harvey, 29 August 1976) is Coldplay’s former and first, manager. Still heavily involved with the band, he usually goes on tour with them, as well as joining them in the studio. He is considered to be Coldplay’s fifth member, being cited as such in the linear notes of many of their albums. In 2002, before the release of A Rush of Blood to the Head, Phil took a hiatus from the group, and ceased to be their manager. During this time he lived in Argentina and Australia, studying psychology at the latter. He would return in 2006 and from then on has been called…

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    Singles 1999-2006

    The Singles 1999–2006 is a box set compilation of singles by British rock band Coldplay. The box includes all fourteen of the band’s singles from the album Parachutes to X&Y on 7″ vinyl records in sleeves with the original artwork that accompanied each release.[1]Contents“What If” (Tom Lord Alge mix) / “How You See The World” (live from Earls Court) Originally released only as an international single. “The Hardest Part” / “Pour Me” (Live at the Hollywood Bowl) Previously released only as a download-single in the UK. Release DatesRest of the world – TBC ReviewsSingles 1999-2006 For any deranged, obsessive, able-to-recognise-the-drummer-in-a-crowd Coldplay completists out there, here’s every single and their B-sides…

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    X&Y

    X&Y Album Cover X&Y is the third album by Coldplay, released in England on June 6, 2005 and in North America on June 7. Preceded by the successful single “Speed of Sound”, which peaked at #2 in the UK and #8 in the U.S., the album debuted at the top of the UK album chart, moving 464,471 units in its first week, a success which put X&Y second in overall first week sales. The album became Coldplay’s first U.S. chart-topper, selling 737,000 units in its first week of release. X&Y was the best-selling album worldwide in 2005, according to the IFPI; it shifted 8.3 million units during the year. X&Y…

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    Game of Thrones: The Musical

    From WikiColdplayGame of Thrones: The Musical Game of Thrones: The Musical is a sketch done by Coldplay for the Red Nose Day USA. It is a charity event which aired on 21 May 2014 on NBC hosted by Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowsk and starred by Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Fallon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, One Direction, Adam Levine, among others. Contents6 Media/External ReviewsIntroduction In May of 2015, several song titles were registered on ASCAP(The American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers) Fans linked them to LP7 as titles like Voldermort were related to the interview Chris Martin gave to Zane Lowe where he compared the new album to…

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    Fix You

    Yes“Fix You” is a song by Coldplay and is the fourth track on their 2005 album, X&Y. During live performances of the song all four members of the band sing, although on record only Chris and Will do. It was also released as the second single from that album in various countries. In the United Kingdom it was released on 2005-09-05 to avoid competition with Oasis’ “The Importance of Being Idle” (released 2005-08-22) in the UK Singles Chart.[1] On 14 September 2005, Coldplay released the Fix You EP on the iTunes Music Store. All of the sales went to the American Red Cross Hurricane 2005 Relief and the National Academy…

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    Live 2003

    Coldplay Live 2003 is a live/video album by Coldplay, first released in November 2003. The set features concerts filmed at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion on 21 and 22 July 2003. It was nominated for Best Long Form Music Video at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards. The song “Moses”, exclusive to this album, was written about Chris Martin’s wife Gwyneth Paltrow. The song inspired the name of Martin and Paltrow’s second child, Moses Bruce Anthony Martin, born in 2006.[1][2] The song was solicited to US alternative radio as the album’s only single on 6 October 2003.[3] The live recording of “Clocks” had a small promotional radio release in some countries such as…