Probably the greatest band in the world. Their music provides an escape from the crap "music" that we unfortunately have nowadays.
They are from the UK and they have made 4 studio albums so far, and they're releasing the 5th one this fall.

Their songs make you FEEL something. Their songs aren't about partying, hooking up, drugs, money, alcohol or any of the trash modern "artists" create nowadays. Their songs can be about anything, but they conceal their meanings behind the lyrics. It's your job to figure out what the meanings of the songs are.
The lead singer, Chris Martin, has a very soothing voice and he sounds just as amazing live as he does in the studio. That's REAL talent for you. Each band member is important and everyone contributes.

Give them a listen and you'll understand what I mean. They've been my favorite band for pretty much my entire life.
Me: I dive in at the deep end, you become my best friend. I wanna love you but I don't know if I can...

Guy: Wow, that sounds pretty good. Who is that?

Me: This is X&Y by Coldplay. You should give them a listen.
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An awesome band that can give you a break for the all that loud music you love and a great relaxant
I just needed some Coldplay time.
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Plays alternative rock. Published the albums Parachutes (2000) and A rush of blood to the head (2002). Consists of Chris Martin (vocals, piano, guitar), Jonny Buckland (guitar, harmonics), Guy Berryman (Bass) and Will Champion (drums).
I just want to listen to Coldplay.
by Aleksander December 27, 2003

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a band to listen to in the bathtub while your crying and masturbating using your tears as lubricant
She broke up up with me so i listened to coldplay
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A very talented band who make amazing music.
I'm going to listen to 'Parachutes' by Coldplay because they are a very talanted band who make amazing music!
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The band that produces thirty second songs on repeat for four and a half minutes.
Dude 1: Dude is your ipod on repeat?

Dude 2: No its just coldplay
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Noise that people call music and every song sounds the same.

Just a way for people to be cool
The sound of styrofoam rubbing together is Coldplay.

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Eww, you like Coldplay? You must hate life!
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Generic rock band who sounds like all of the 1000 "alternative" bands you hear on the FM radio.
Oh god Coldplay is on, let me change the channel.

or

"You know who I know you're gay?"

"How?"

"You like Coldplay"
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