Written by ester arrigoni on March 1, 2012
Coldplay are a British alternative rock band formed in London in 1997. The band consists of Chris Martin (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Jonny Buckland (guitar), Guy Berryman (bass) and Will Champion (drums, vocals). Coldplay reached worldwide fame with their single Yellow, featured on their debut album Parachutes (2000). The song quickly became a hit in July 2000 and came to place in the fourth position of the individual classfica British. Their second album A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002) marked their consecration and allows the band to gain recognition around the world. The album stood directly at 1 instead of the UK Albums Chart and # 5 on the Billboard 200. Their subsequent publication, X & Y (2005) received a cool reception from critics, but he still managed to keep the pace of sales of previous albums. With their fourth studio album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, driven by hit Viva la Vida and produced by Brian Eno, the band got many favorable reviews, in addition to winning three Grammys. Coldplay with their fourth studio albums have reached the milestone of 50 million total albums sold.