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Coldplay’s Kinda Clever Marketing

Coldplay has a new album coming out next week, Mylo Xyloto, which I’ve learned should be pronounced MY-lo ZY-luh-to. The album artwork is pretty interesting (no clue if the music will be) and they’re doing something pretty clever to get fans to talk about the album and help promote: a simple online tool that creates […]

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My Favorite Albums of 2009

With each passing year I realize that the album is a dying product. Years ago, I’d buy a new album and play it non-stop until I knew all the songs and could sing half the lyrics. Now, I buy an album and listen to it once, maybe 2-3 times, and then go back to the […]

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Fix Yourself

You’ve probably heard the Coldplay song, “Fix You.” Great song. It’s a relationship song, and Chris Martin is presumably singing to his wife about how he’ll take care of her and make things better when they’re bad. Thus, the title of the song. Now, Chris Martin’s not the world’s best lyricist, but there’s a line […]

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My Favorite Albums of 2008

I can’t say this was the best year for new music, especially since some new albums were pushed into 2009. But I did get a chance to listen to a bunch of new albums in the last month or two of the year, and thought I’d put together a list of my favorite new music […]

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7 Reasons I Love the New Coldplay Album

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Viva La Vida. Didn’t really care for the previous Coldplay album too much — too bland, too predictable, too Coldplay-by-numbers. But I was glad to see them choose Brian Eno to produce this one, and hopeful he’d steer them on a new course. He did. I’m a big […]

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New Coldplay Single: Free Download

Just got an email from Coldplay.com telling me that they’re giving away the band’s new single, “Violet Hill,” as a free download beginning Tuesday on Coldplay.com. The free download will be available for a week. The new album is called Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends, and (as you can almost see […]

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