Even More Coldplay @ Madison Square Garden

Some additional thoughts/photos from Monday’s free Coldplay show. At one point, early on in the night everyone got great amusement out of screaming out “BLUE BALLS!” in reference to the gigantic video screen projection spheres that were lowered from the ceiling at various points through the show. Throughout the show pre-recorded footage and live feeds […]

Coldplay’s Free Show @ Madison Square Garden

Tonight I went to the free Coldplay show at MSG. There were not many “surprises”–the show was almost identical in set list as the free Brixton Academy show, but it was super fun nonetheless. You cannot beat FREE! Here I am in my little bubble… Setlist: Life in technicolor (intro), Violet hill, clocks, in my […]

You Write the Caption: Chris Martin Onstage at Brixton Academy

I know how much you guys love giving Coldplay’s Chris Martin–and even the occasional Coldplay drum machine–captions (see your handiwork here and here), and when I saw this photo taken at last night’s free Coldplay concert at London’s Brixton Academy, I just knew that you’d be itching to have your say. UPDATE: I Am Fuel, […]

Worth the Wait: Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends”?

Coldplay’s newest album, Viva La Vida is finally out. What do you think? Is it the musical masterpiece that many have herald it to be? Is it a winning album, truer to their hit record A Rush of Blood to the Head, and far superior than the somewhat lackluster X & Y? Thoughts?

Viva La Vida Released in the US/This Week’s Best Quotes about Coldplay

Hooray! Today Coldplay’s new album Viva La Vida finally hits US shores. In honor of the release, and Chris Martin’s uncanny ability to simultaneous annoy and endear, below will be a billion links to stories relating to Coldplay. I’ve compiled a (growing) list of this week’s best quotes about the band, so you don’t have […]

Chris Martin Stomps Off During BBC Radio 4 Interview

Last Friday the BBC reported an incident that occurred during a pre-recorded taping of Radio 4 arts show Front Row which resulted in Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin excusing himself from the interview, leaving drummer Will Champion to answer questions for almost the full remainder of the interview. [LISTEN TO THE CLIP OF CHRIS WALKING […]

Coldplay Performing “Lovers in Japan”

Via MyColdplay.com: “Coldplay’s Chris Martin & Jonny Buckland performing ‘Lovers in Japan’ acoustic version and the full Coldplay band perform snippets of ‘Chinese Sleep Chant’ and ‘Yes’. ” And according to Coldplaying.com: “Coldplay have completed recording the video for the new single (heavily rumored to be “Lovers In Japan”), Coldplaying.com can reveal. The video was […]

Did You Win Tickets to Coldplay at MSG on June 23rd?

About 4 hours ago an email went out to the winners of the free ticket giveaway for Coldplay‘s June 23rd show at Madison Square Garden to promote their new album, Viva la Vida. Then about an hour later, they sent out another email correcting the date (the original email said the show was on June […]

Coldplay Perform “Viva la Vida” on the MTV Movie Awards

Coldplay debuting “Viva la Vida” in a live performance on the MTV Movie Awards: MTV Music Videos MTV Shows Entertainment News They also spoke to the New York Times, who wrote a story about them this weekend. This is probably the most amusing part of the piece: Later that week Mr. Martin stopped by a […]