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How Coldplay Became the First Band to Beat the Digital Deficitnew

Chris Martin and company can claim is that they're the first band to break the million mark in digital album sales. In other words, they're the Internet Music Kings.
INDY Week  |  Robbie Mackey  |  08-06-2009  |  Music

The Case for Coldplay (Exhibit A: Music Critics are Assholes)new

Music criticism has become a filthy, disgusting monster that tells you what is art and when it's art and eats your face if you disagree.
San Antonio Current  |  Abbie Kopf  |  06-10-2009  |  Music

Grammy Got Run Over ...

Oh my gawd, did you guys see the Grammy nominations show last Wednesday? What a spectacle! So many stars, and so much great music! I'm so excited for the Grammys now! The music industry is saved, I tell ya! But seriously, yuck. What a mess.
Metroland  |  John Brodeur  |  12-18-2008  |  Music

Coldplay: Wall Street's Favorite Bandnew

After three years between releases, Coldplay have returned with Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, in turn boosting EMI/Capitol Records' shares while reigniting debates worldwide over fruit-related baby names.
Tucson Weekly  |  James Hudson  |  07-10-2008  |  Reviews

Coldplay Evades Musical Immortalitynew

While Viva La Vida is by no means a Razorblade Suitcase-esque debacle, it still leaves you a little frustrated.
Jackson Free Press  |  Rob Hamilton  |  07-03-2008  |  Reviews

Coldplay Takes a Stab at Respectabilitynew

Despite some genuinely winning moments, it just doesn't cut deep enough.
San Antonio Current  |  Chuck Kerr  |  06-18-2008  |  Reviews

A Stone-cold Hit Machinenew

Judging by the critical consensus on Coldplay, a person might reasonably conclude that they are consciously repressing some vital artistic streak for the sake of sales, but a person might also be wrong.
The Georgia Straight  |  Martin Turenne  |  01-20-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hark, The CD Sales Ringnew

Feeling culturally forced to buy your loved ones crap? Don't fret, Stephen Slaybaugh's annual guide will help you buy music for your taste-challenged Christmas listers -- even the one who likes Coldplay -- guilt-free.
Columbus Alive  |  Stephen Slaybaugh  |  11-25-2005  |  Reviews

The Great Communicatornew

Coldplay's Chris Martin brings his muddled message to the people.
Seattle Weekly  |  Neal Schindler  |  08-10-2005  |  Reviews

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