Coldplay are a British rock band that formed in 1996 by lead singer/keyboardist/rhythm guitarist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL). After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy Berryman joined the group as bassist and they changed their name to Starfish. Will Champion joined as drummer/backing vocalist, completing the lineup. Creative director Phil Harvey is often referred to as the fifth member by the band. The band renamed themselves "Coldplay" in 1998, before recording and releasing three EPs: Safety in 1998 and Brothers & Sisters and The Blue Room in 1999. The Blue Room was their first release on a major record label, after signing to Parlophone.
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A score of songs dot the Billboard charts dated Feb. 24 following their inclusion in events or promotions related to the first...
via Billboard at February 21, 2018
Coldplay's 'Paradise,' John Lennon's 'Imagine' Feature as Canada Wins Dramatic Olympic Figure Skating Competition
The United States’ “Shib Sibs" brought some paradise to PyeongChang as the Winter Games’ ice dance program reached a...
via Billboard at February 20, 2018
Having already picked up a bronze medal in the team competition earlier in the 2018 Olympics, Maia and Alex Shibutani take the ice Monday (Sunday night in the U.S.) for their short dance and try to make their way back onto the podium in the Ice…
via Entertainment Weekly at February 19, 2018
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