Thursday, June 18, 2015


       coldplay                                         by Mohamed Mahfoud

 Coldplay are a famous British rock band which was founded in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and the guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. The band is formed of five stars: Chris Marin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Phil Harvey who is the manager and who does not appear in the group’s photos.

They recorded many songs like Safety in 1998 and the Blue Room in 1999, but they could become famous only with the release of the single ‘’ Yellow” in 2000. In the same year, they released their first album called “Parachutes” which was nominated for the Mercury Prize.  Besides, they realized many successful achievements like the Grammy Award in 2011 and UK’ s best selling rock album in the same year. Their latest album, titled Ghost Stories, has been a success all over the world.

The band was able to win many prizes including Brit Award, seven Grammy Awards, and MTV Video Music Award. They were also chosen by the famous Rolling Stone Magazine as the fourth best artist of the 2000s.

Coldplay are not only a music band who are loved in many parts of the world, but they are also active in many social and political projects. For example, they support people who need help in hospitals and poor counties. They also donate money to charities like “Teenage Cancer Trust”.

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