It's almost 20 years since Coldplay's first Official Chart hit — Shiver, back in March — and the band are showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. But which of their big ones come out on top when sales and streams are combined? To mark Coldplay's return, we crunched the numbers and now count down their biggest songs in the UK, based on physical and digital sales, and streams. Before the full Top 20, a few highlights:. This is where it all really began, with their very first Top 10 in
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Look how they all still shine for us in Coldplay hit the ground running on the opener to their seventh and largely presumed final album, a blood-rushing, open-space rocker that tries to lap U2's "One Tree Hill " and almost succeeds. It grows to a powerful ballad, with bellowing harmonies and chiming guitar riff, to create an intimate-sounding track to offer relief from the series of bombastic singles that opens the album. Two-part songs were the reason for the season on Coldplay's fourth album, with about half the set's tracks ending up in very different places than they started. Never in music history has there been a bad song called "Green Eyes," and Coldplay sure weren't about to have the first. After a brief hiatus following Ghost Stories, Coldplay came back with a new, vibrant sound for the first single off of their seventh album, A Head Full Of Dreams. Of course, there is also the CGI ape music video, with its nearly one billion YouTube views, that helped make the song the band's ninth top 20 hit on the Hot Not like most Coldplay songs are particularly known for their imposing brawn, but even by the band's gentle standards "O" is a supremely delicate closer. Rihanna Mylo Xyloto ,
British rock band Coldplay have recorded over songs during their career. Their first release for the major label was their second EP The Blue Room , which contained two songs that were previously released on Safety. At the beginning of their career, Coldplay's music was described as post-Britpop ,  with the band Travis being one of their primary influences. Their sixth album, Ghost Stories , features the return to a more stripped-down melancholic style found in their earlier music, with lyrical themes of how the past informs the present and broken relationships. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The expression translates literally to "Children of Adam", or "Human Beings" within the context of the poem. Verses of the poem are recited in the song by a background female voice. Archived from the original on 29 October Retrieved 14 February Archived from the original on 27 January
On the 20th anniversary of debut album 'Parachutes', here's all of Coldplay's songs so far! Comprising of Will Champion on drums, Jonny Buckland on guitar, Guy Berryman on bass and Chris Martin on vocals — and, when he fancies it, guitar, piano and whatever else he can find — Coldplay have often been cocky, sometimes political but always furiously fascinating. Some criteria before we get going: instrumentals are allowed and included, as long as they are not purely transitional or recycling the loops of another full track. Hidden tracks, however, are allowed and celebrated, as are charity and festive offerings. Wrong key, terrible tone. Keep it undiscovered. Too low, too slow, not doing anyone any favours.