Originally posted by thechickendon't you guys think that they try too hard to sound like U2?
nope...edge cant even dream of playing piano like chris lol and they lead with a piano where is U2 is built around edge. Not that i mind that lol but coldplay utilizes there band members much better than u2 does. imho
"I thought 'pop' was a term of abuse, it seemed sort of insulting and lightweight. I didn't realise how cool it was. Because some of the best music does have a lightweight quality, it has a kind of oxygen in it, which is not to say it's emotionally shallow. We've had to get the brightly coloured wrapping paper right, because what's underneath is not so sweet."
- Bono describing the difference between the "surface" of the songs to "what lies beneath".
did you know
The title of the song 'Stay (Faraway, So Close!)' alludes to the 1993 Wim Wenders film: Faraway, So Close.