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Coldplay

Formed: 1998 in London, England
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Group Members: Chris Martin, Will Champion, Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Jonny Buckland
Biography: After surfacing in 2000 with the breakthrough single "Yellow," Coldplay quickly became one of the biggest bands of the new millennium, honing a mix of introspective Brit-pop and anthemic rock that landed the British quartet a near-permanent residence on record charts worldwide. The group's emergence ...Read full biography
A Rush of Blood to the Head
Released: 2002
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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After touring in support of their debut album, Parachutes, Coldplay was personally and professionally exhausted. Frontman Chris Martin insisted he was dry; by the time they closed their European tour in ...Read full review
X & Y
Released: 2005
Label: EMI UK
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After Radiohead refused to accept the mantle of "world's biggest and most important rock band," Coldplay stepped up to the plate with their debut, Parachutes. Tasteful, earnest, introspective, anthemic, ...Read full review