The Coldplay thread

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  1. The Prisoner

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    Cool song, Midnight.
    But in no possible universe it's just half as good as the worst Bon Iver song, conservatively speaking.
    And to be perfectly honest with you, I'm very amused about the "Kid A reference-growls" which interestingly seem to appear everytime a band puts out something "out of the box", in contrast to what they've done in the past.
    IMO You always have to remember where you're coming from.

    For a so called band like Linkin Park ATS maybe was THEIR personal Kid A, but you also can't call it a revolution when you're starting to eat roast potatoes instead of boiled potatos.
    Same thing counts for Coldplay.
     
  2. minuteforce

    minuteforce Danny's not here, Mrs. Torrance. LPA Team

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    Let's not beat around the bush here, though: Linkin Park are definitely a band.

    And hyperbole will fade. :)
     
  3. jare0674

    jare0674 There's a seat here along side me...

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    I don't care much for it. I don't hate it buts it's definitely not a song I'd keep in my iTunes.
     
  4. lime treacle

    lime treacle You are not alone Über Member

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  5. Gibs

    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    Ahhh, you beat me to it! It's nice to have the actual lyrics. I didn't expect that third line though.
     
  6. Maars

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    Well, shit... I still can't get enough of this song. Thanks Coldplay, thanks a lot!
     
  7. Gibs

    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    Same. This is pretty much the only song I've been listening to since it came out yesterday. So looking forward to the full album.
     
  8. Qwerty19

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    Ok, I'll change my first comment and say I like this a lot. Looking forward to the full album!
     
  9. Filip

    Filip god break down the door LPA Contributor

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    What is this song about? :lol:

    I threw on a few Coldplay records in between. :lol:
     
  10. The Joesen One

    The Joesen One Fun-employed LPA Super Member

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    My interpretation: "darkness" being figuratively about problems or being in a "dark place" in life, and "leave a light on" being that last grasp of hope.
     
  11. Gibs

    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    This is sort of how I see it. How I see it, this song is about the realization that your relationship with someone is coming to an end. Before the darkness (current situation), before the dawn (end), leave a light on (last grasp of hope, even though you know it will end). In the swirling (build up of negative emotion) before the storm (inevitable confrontation that ends the relationship).
     
  12. Shadester

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    I hope this was like a transition track between two actual songs, or maybe an album opener at most. I do believe the single called Magic coming out soon will be a proper single.
     
  13. Zane

    Zane WARRIOR PRINCESS LPA Team

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  14. Gibs

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    Gibs The Prog Nerd Über Member

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    Coldplay releasing a second music video soon makes me wonder if they're doing a "visual album", similar to what Beyonce did with her self-titled. If that's what they're doing, that's so freaking awesome, I love the music video for Midnight.
     
  16. hawk

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    "Midnight" is the shit.
     
  17. Filip

    Filip god break down the door LPA Contributor

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    The earliest ''Magic'' rumours said the video would be released in May.

    And I still don't fully fully believe it, although it's most likely gonna happen. I just wanna hear it from the band.

    EDIT: Well, fuck me, apparently Chris confirmed it to some fans today.
     
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  18. RazorEye

    RazorEye The light on the horizon...

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    After listening to "Midnight", only god knows what "Magic" will sound like! :lol:

    I do remember the band tweeting a pic of Jonny recording with a guitar, "playing something magical", so unless the band are taking a post-rock approach, we'll be hearing some guitar from Jonny for sure!
     
  19. Gibs

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    Listening to Midnight for the first time made me wonder if the new album was going to go Post-Rock. I would totally be down with that if that's the case!
     
  20. Oliver

    Oliver Spela Shoreline!

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    Midnight is awesome! When I heard it the first time, my first thought was that this is what I want Linkin Park to sound like... It reminds me of A Thousand Suns. Also, I'm not that big of a Coldplay fan, enjoyed some of their hits and listened to Mylo Xyloto when it came out, but if this song is an intication of their new album, or at least the mentality behind the songs, I will have to check it out!
     

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