- Summary: The UK quartet follows the critical and commercial success of their 2000 debut album 'Parachutes' with this long-awaited follow-up release, which the band has suggested may be their last.
- Record Label: Capitol
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Britpop
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|Come up to meet you, tell you I'm sorry You don't know how lovely you are I had to find you, tell you I need you Tell you I set you apart Tell me...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
UncutMay well come to be regarded as the best British rock album since OK Computer. [Sep 2002, p.118]
SpinA guitar record equally suitable for a lost weekend or a good cry. [Sep 2002, p.125]
Aug 6, 2011For me, the greatest Coldplay album and one of the best of the decade. Possibly the coldplay album with the most piano. Songs like "GreenFor me, the greatest Coldplay album and one of the best of the decade. Possibly the coldplay album with the most piano. Songs like "Green eyes", "clocks", "a rush of blood to the head", "the scientist" or "politik" are top class melodic rock. I would only delete the song "god put a smile up on your face". Here they don't sound like first era Radiohead at all as they did on their fantastic first album.… Expand
MarkHMay 16, 2006One of the best albums of the decade! Contemplative... but not overly deep, this album will not disappoint.
AndreeC.Sep 5, 2002Gorgeous songs!!! Fantastic Album!!!
Sep 29, 2012This is Coldplay's masterpiece. "Politik" and "God Put A Smile Upon Your Face" are quality rock songs, the "The Scientist" and "Warning Sign"This is Coldplay's masterpiece. "Politik" and "God Put A Smile Upon Your Face" are quality rock songs, the "The Scientist" and "Warning Sign" are some of the best melancholic songs you will hear, the sophisticated indie tracks, "Daylight" and "Whisper", are addictive, however, the best song on here is "Clocks". The hypnotic piano riff is heavenly. Breathtaking.… Expand
RodG.Apr 22, 2003Not as good as playin' live concerts, but they just turned my favourite band.
MelissaSep 4, 2002100% facade.
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