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The band Coldplay

Vocals, guitar, piano: Chris Martin born on March 2nd, 1977 in Devon (Great Britain)
Lead guitar: Jonny Buckland
Bass, keyboard: Guy Berryman born on April 12th, 1978 in Kirkcaldy (Scotland)
Drums: Will Champion born on July 31, 1978 in Southamptom (Great Britain)

Coldplay biography

The band was founded in 1996 by Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Guy Berryman under the name "Starfish". They took the name Coldplay from the band of Martins room neighbors, because they wanted to rename themselves.

The band's debut album was released in 2000 under the title "Parachutes" and promptly climbed to the top of the charts in Great Britain. Coldpaly only succeeded in doing this in Germany with their second album, "A Rush Of Blood To The Head", which was also top in Switzerland, reaching number five in the US Billboard charts. The album also received two Grammys in the categories "Best Song" and "Best Alternative Album".

In 2005 the band made an appearance at the Live 8 concert. Coldplay also received an MTV Europe Music Award for the best song that year, thanks to the title "Speed ​​Of Sound".

In 2008 Coldplay released their fourth studio album entitled "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends", the first single is simply called "Viva la Vida". The album and single were very successful, scooping three Grammys out of seven nominations at the 2009 Grammy Awards.

With the single "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" the band gave their fans a foretaste of their fifth studio album "Mylo Xyloto", which was released on October 24th, 2011. Two and a half years later, on May 16, 2014, the album "Ghost Stories" was released.

Albums & hits

2015: A Head Full Of Dreams

2014: Ghost stories , Magic , A Sky Full of Stars

2012: Princess of China

2011: Every teardrop is a waterfall

2010: Christmas lights

2009: Life In Technicolor ii

2008: Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends , Prospectus March , Violet Hill , Viva la Vida , Lost! , Lovers in Japan , Lhuna (feat.Kylie Minogue)

2006: The Hardest Part

2005: X&Y , Speed ​​Of Sound , Fix You , Talk

2003: Live 2003

2002: A Rush Of Blood To The Head

2000: Parachutes

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