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    Who Are In Coldplay And Is The Band Still Together?

    Coldplay is a Grammy Award-winning British rock band that sold more than 80 million records worldwide and scored eight UK number-one singles overall, including ‘Yellow’, ‘Clocks’, ‘Fix You’ and ‘Viva La Vida’.

    Coldplay is known for their use of melodic alternative rock in music that varies in style from album to album. Their most famous songs include ‘The Scientist’ from their third album ‘Head First‘ titled ‘(Don’t Let It) Bring You Down’,  ’Yellow’, and the 1997 hit single ‘Shiver’.

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    Coldplay: A Deep Dive Into The Band’s Origin And Legacy

    Coldplay at a concert
    Coldplay at a concert

    In the late 1990s, Chris Martin started writing songs for his art-rock college band. After a few years of playing in clubs and sending demos to record labels in the UK, he met Jonny Buckland at University College London. Coldplay’s music is typically uplifting, but beneath the surface their lyrics explore vulnerability. They sing about love and loss. 

    They started playing gigs, first supporting Keane and then allowing their manager, Phil Harvey, to book them in larger venues, such as the Camden Falcon. They were spotted by a few record labels and eventually signed with the independent label Fierce Panda Records, which released their first EP ‘Safety‘ (1998). In 2000, Coldplay won the Phil Collins Award for the best-unsigned band. This prompted the British branch of Parlophone Records to sign them.

    Some of the best songs of the band include the following : 

    • Paradise
    • We never change 
    • Hurts like heaven 
    • Speed of Sound 
    • In my Place 
    • The Scientist 
    • A sky full of Stars 
    • Viva La Vida 
    • Sparks 
    • Green eyes 
    • Clocks 

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    Who Are The Members Of Coldplay?


    Coldplay’s current band members are Will Champion on bass guitar, Guy Berryman on percussion and backing vocals, Will Champion on drums, Gwyneth Paltrow as lead vocalist on one of their songs; Chris Martin’s wife and Chad Taylor as the group’s lead guitarist. Chris Martin has been the lead singer of the band since its inception. 

    Coldplay’s first full-length album, ‘One Love’, became the fastest-selling debut album in UK chart history. The band is one of only eleven British artists to have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. They headlined at Glastonbury Festival in 2011 and 2013, having performed at every Glastonbury since 2005.

    Is Coldplay Still Active?

    Is the band still together?
    Is the band still together?

    Coldplay is one of the most popular bands in the world and has been together for over two decades. In 2021, the members of Coldplay are still together, but should they be? In a new interview promoting their recent album release Kaleidoscope, lead singer Chris Martin hinted at a potential breakup. “It’s not going to last forever. It can’t,” he said. “We don’t want it to last forever.”



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