The use of Coldplay on the civil population causes severe social problems such as: mass depression, mass self-pity, mass nausea
and also brutal anger in partially immune civilians.
Long term effects include severe debilitation and apathy.
"Is there anybody lost and hurt(...)"
Coldplay gets a lot of crap from people who dislike them. It's either you love Coldplay or you hate Coldplay. However, Coldplay writes very philosophical lyrics and people complain and say that they want to be the next U2, but they sound nothing like U2, but they sound like Radiohead, but both bands are still stellar.
Chris Martin is currently the poster child for the Make Trade Fair charities and for OXFAM.
also common -
2) get/be coldplayed: to be the object or victim of someone else's ripoff scheme.
"Yeah? It'd be a lot more epic if they hadn't coldplayed the entire melody line and chord progression straight from Joe Satriani's 'If I Could Fly'. "
2) "Damn, I love that remake of Kraftwerk's 'Computer Love' don't you?"
"Well, sadly it's actually not Kraftwerk, they just got coldplayed."