Coldplay is a British rock band that formed in 1996. This Grammy award-winning band consists of Chris Martin, Johnny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion.
Coldplay stands out from the rest with their incorporation of melodic piano solos laced with a touch of spacey, glamorous rock n’ roll. Frontman Martin knows how to pull the listener in with his riveting one of a kind voice. Whether it is a romantic melancholic pop song or an upbeat catchy rock ballad their music inspires greatness.
Coldplay has an upcoming album called Ghost Stories that is set to be released May 19, 2014.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down Coldplay’s top ten singles that include “Paradise” to “The Scientist.” Did your favorite Coldplay not make the list? Comment below and add your favorite.
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10. “Magic” is off their upcoming album Ghost Stories. It has a post-dubstep sound that flows perfectly with Martin’s sultry voice. It brings out a moody vibe with the heavy bass and electronic flare.
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9. “Paradise” is off their 2011 album Mylo Xyloto. This song awakens a melancholic vibe with its dramatic strings and chords.
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8. “Viva la Vida” is off their 2008 album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. The song shows off the talent of song writing as it references history and religion. The band won a Grammy for this single.
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7. “Speed of Sound” is off their 2005 album X & Y. It starts off with a riveting piano solo and Martin immediately jumps in with his soulful voice. Overall it is a peaceful and mellow song.
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6. “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall” is off their 2011 album Mylo Xyloto. It has the combinations of electronic and alternative rock sound.
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5. “Trouble” is off their 2000 album Parachutes. It starts with a chilling piano solo that has an emotional pull. Martin’s soulful voice sings a mournful and slow chorus.
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4. “Yellow” is off their 2000 album Parachutes. It is a hypnotic love song with a catchy chorus.
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3. “Fix You” is off their 2005 album X & Y. It starts off slow with Martin’s dreamy dreary vocals and progresses to a adrenaline pumping fan favorite.
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2. “The Scientist” is off their 2002 album A Rush of Blood To the Head. You will definitely taking out your lighter and swaying to the beat as this song is playing. It is an intense and beautiful song that is a tear jerker.
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1. “Clocks” is off their 2002 album A Rush of Blood To the Head. This song embodies the talent of the band as a whole with Martin’s flawless voice backed with the harmonious sound. The song has one of the most noted piano riffs of all time.