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Once upon a time, picking over Chris Martin lyrics was a sport, a race to guess the rhyming word. Like Noel Gallagher — and doesn’t that just trip off the…

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You can’t call a song ‘Charlie Brown’ and make it worse than the [i]Peanuts[/i] theme. I don’t care if you’re Chris Martin. I don’t care if you’re a member of…

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It said something that the optimistic euphoria of Coldplay’s last single ‘Every Tear Drop Is A Waterfall’ was more palatable when it was covered by Robyn. The music-makes-it-all-better sentiment and…

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Which band member has a 10-year-old sex tape that has yet to be discovered by the general public? Which seemingly stoic frontman actually has the innate ability to go-go dance?…

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Recessions make people act out of character; party animals won’t socialise at all while board game enthusiasts spend nights eternally pub-crawling. Others, like the fifty-something woman stood in front of…

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The modern world, eh? Time was when you’d get an album, preceded and followed by a couple of singles, and that’d be that. Now, with labels desperately trying to figure…

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Or, ‘The Good One From The New Album’. Achingly earnest it may be, but when Laughin’ Chris Martin finally slips into the inevitable Christ pose that accompanies the wave-your-breadsticks-and-M&S-houmous-in-the-air coda…

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It’s tedious to keep talking about Coldplay’s tedium, when even the broadsheets and the most conservative of parents are casting them off, when even they start calling themselves bland. Really,…

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Why is it that all major league UK rock bands end up turning into U2? Has Bono personally impregnated every arena dressing room with his juices so anyone within 20…

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For any deranged, obsessive, able-to-recognise-the-drummer-in-a-crowd Coldplay completists out there, here’s every single and their B-sides collected together in a seven-inch box-set – surely like releasing every deleted scene from Last…

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Of course, criticising Coldplay in this day and age is like trying to stop a runaway juggernaut with a damp sponge, but only a churl would deny that they do…