Coldplay Biography

Biography

Coldplay is an English rock band from London, England. They've been a band since January 16, 1998 when they lost a demotape competition on XFM in London. Philip Christopher Harvey is the band's manager.

Line-up:
Jonny Buckland (Jonathan Mark Buckland) - Guitar
Will Champion (William Champion) - Drums
Guy Berryman (Guy Rupert Berryman) - Bass
Chris Martin (Christopher Anthony John Martin) - Vocals

Trivia

Before performing under the name "Coldplay", the band's name was "Starfish".

Band Members: 'Chris Martin ' Lead Vocals, Piano, Guitar. 'Jon Buckland' Lead Guitar. 'Guy Berryman' Bass. 'Will Champion ' Drums.

Article

"USA Today" (USA), 4 December 2015, Vol. 34, Iss. 58, pg. 1D-2D, by: Marco R. della Cava, "COLDPLAY IS STILL LIVING 'DREAMS' - After 16 years, the rock veterans send out a happy, comfortable vibe"

"TV Guide" (USA), 25 January 2010, Vol. 58, Iss. 4, pg. 11, by: William Keck, "Coldplay Goes Yellow"

"The New York Times" (USA), 17 September 2009, Vol. 158, Iss. 54,801, pg. C2, by: Dave Itzkoff, "Lawsuit Is Dropped Against Coldplay"

"Courier Post" (USA), 22 May 2009, by: Nicole Pensiero, "Coldplay Ushers in Summer With a Show in Camden"

"The New York Times" (USA), 17 February 2009, Vol. 158, Iss. 54,589, pg. C2, by: Ben Sisario, "Coldplay Album Top Seller for 2008"

"Chicago Tribune" (USA), 6 December 2008, by: Greg Kot, "Satriani Claims Coldplay Stole Song"

"The Toronto Star" (Canada), 31 July 2008, by: Ben Rayner, "No One Too Cool for Coldplay"

"The New York Times" (USA), 3 July 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,360, pg. E2, by: Ben Sisario, "Coldplay Remains No. 1"

"The New York Times" (USA), 25 June 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,352, pg. E1 & E4, by: Ben Sisario, "Coldplay's Strong Sales Buck Industry Trend"

"The Independent" (UK), 19 June 2008, by: Guy Adams, "The song they didn't write? Coldplay are accused of plagiarism by American band"

"The Village Voice" (USA), 18 June 2008, by: Rob Harvilla, "Coldplay's Insurmountable Fire"

"Contra Costa Times" (USA), 17 June 2008, by: Alex Veiga, "Coldplay Takes a Detour With Melodic 'Viva La Vida""

"The New York Times" (USA), 1 June 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,328, pg. AR28, by: Alan Light, "Coldplay Tries a Few New Things"

"The Observer Magazine" (UK), 1 June 2008, pg. 30-31+33+35-36, by: Craig McLean (text) Dean Chalkley (photographs), "We're About to Be Fed to the Lions"

"The New York Times" (USA), 29 April 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,295, pg. E2, by: Lawrence Van Gelder, "Coldplay at No Charge"

"Le Soir" (Belgium), 11 June 2005, pg. 33, by: Philippe Manche, "Un Coldplay plaisant"

Magazine Cover Photo

"The Big Issue Japan" (Japan), 15 September 2008

"The Observer Magazine" (UK), 1 June 2008

Other Works

Album: "Parachutes", 1999.

Album: "A Rush of Blood to the Head", 2002.

Public service announcement for The ONE Campaign [www.one.org] (2005)

Single and music video, "Talk" from the album "X&Y" [March 2006].

Single and music video, "Hardest Part" from the album "X&Y" [June 2006].

Album, "X&Y" [June 2005].

Single and music video, "Fix You" from the album "X&Y" [October 2005].

EP, "Brothers & Sisters" [April 1999].

Single and music video, "Yellow" from the album "Parachutes" [June 2000].

Album, "Parachutes" [November 2000].

Single and music video, "Don't Panic" from the album "Parachutes" [March 2001].

Single and music video, "Trouble" from the album "Parachutes" [September 2001].

Single and music video, "Shiver" from the album "Parachutes" [November 2001].

Single and music video, "In My Place" from the album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" [August 2002].

Album, "A Rush of Blood to the Head" [August 2002].

Single and music video, "The Scientist" from the album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" [November 2002].

Single and music video, "Clocks" from the album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" [March 2003].

Single and music video, "God Put A Smile Upon Your Face" from the album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" [July 2003].

Album and DVD, "Live 2003" [November 2003].

Single and music video, "Speed of Sound" (2005) from the album "X&Y" [May 2005].