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"Magic," the low-key first official single from Coldplay's Ghost Stories, is so good that it inspired me to write an impassioned defense of the polarizing arena-rock balladeers. Now the song has a…   Read Story »
True Confessions time: I watched just about every episode of the first three seasons of The Voice. It was actually a pretty good show! That was when the judging panel was Adam Levine, Blake Shelton,…   Read Story »
On Friday night, Coldplay showed support for Sport Relief, a charity movement that brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise funds for the underprivileged worldwide. The band…   Read Story »
For reasons that obviously have nothing to do with the imminent release of a new Coldplay album, frontman Chris Martin is set to appear as a mentor figure on four forthcoming episodes of The Voice,…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »
Last night the celebrification of SXSW continued with the arrival of the iTunes Festival and its first headliner, those promising up-and-comers Coldplay. Chris Martin and company played an 11-song…   Read Story »
Days after releasing the surprise, Bon Iver-esque single "Midnight," Coldplay are back with another new song, "Magic." Both will appear on the band's sixth studio album, Ghost Stories, out in May via…   Read Story »
The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week's 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to…   Read Story »
Coldplay will release their sixth LP later this year, and today, they've dropped a brand new track. "Midnight" may or may not appear on the full-length -- no confirmation on that yet -- but if this…   Read Story »
In recent years, it wouldn't be SXSW without corporations bringing giant stars to SXSW and generally undermining what dorks like us thought was the point of the entire event. Case in point: Apple's…   Read Story »