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  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin announce separation after 11 years of marriage

    03/25/2014 4:48:12 PM PDT · by workerbee · 82 replies
    Fox ^ | 3/25/14
    **SNIP**"We are parents first and foremost, to two incredibly wonderful children, and we ask for their and our space and privacy to be respected at this difficult time," the message also said. "We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner."
  • Watch: Coldplay promotes pro-Palestinian music video

    06/01/2011 10:00:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6/1/11 | Michael Omer-Man
    International music sensations Coldplay made headlines in Israel on Wednesday by passively endorsing a musical initiative by group OneWorld, called "Freedom for Palestine." Coldplay, who posted the music video for the "Freedom for Palestine" single on their Facebook page, took no part in the production but their Internet promotion nonetheless immediately caught the attention of major Jewish and Israeli media outlets. (Snip) Coldplay fan expressed predictably polar opinions of the band's foray into politics. While some fans praised the band's use of their fame to promote the Palestinian cause, others were decidedly disturbed by the move.
  • Coldplay Might Get Served More than Drinks at Grammys

    02/04/2009 10:13:35 AM PST · by Blue Highway · 32 replies · 927+ views
    Spinner.com ^ | 02/04/09
    When Chris Martin and his Coldplay mates show up at the Grammys this weekend, they'll have fiercer predators to contend with than the normal cadre of paparazzi: process servers. Back in December, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the British hitmakers, claiming they lifted a melody line from one of his songs for their Grammy-nominated hit 'Viva La Vida.' Satriani's attorney Howard King tells Fox News that the band has so far dodged getting served the legal papers, and that a big awards show like the Grammys seems like a perfect place to corner Martin and...
  • How Coldplay's green hopes died in the arid soil of India (Bad Carbon "Offsets")

    03/04/2007 5:55:04 PM PST · by conservative in nyc · 19 replies · 994+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 4/29/06 | Amrit Dhillon and Toby Harnden
    When Coldplay released its second hit album, A Rush of Blood to the Head, the band said that part of the environmental damage caused by its production would be offset by the planting of 10,000 mango trees in southern India. More than four years after the album's release, however, many of Coldplay's good intentions have withered in the arid soil of Gudibanda, Karnataka state, where the saplings it sponsored were planted. The idea of saving the world while making music was proposed by Future Forests, a British company since renamed CarbonNeutral. It declared that the scheme would soak up carbon...
  • Gwyneth [Paltrow] and Chris [Martin] Welcome Their Second Child

    04/10/2006 8:26:44 PM PDT · by Huntress · 38 replies · 833+ views
    Hello! magazine ^ | 4/10/06 | Unattributed
    Serene actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her rock star husband Chris Martin have perfectly balanced up their family with the birth of a baby boy to join their little girl, Apple. The new arrival, Moses, was born in New York City over the weekend, but no further details were immediately available. It's a very family time for the 33-year-old Oscar winner, who has recently been directed by her brother Jake in the comedy The Good Night. And though she once said she would take time out of her career to bring up her children, the Shakespeare In Love star seems to...
  • Coldplay's new CD has rules: No MP3s, no DVD players, no car stereos

    01/05/2006 2:29:38 PM PST · by ShadowAce · 114 replies · 3,488+ views
    BoingBoing ^ | 30 December 2005 | Cory Doctorow
    Coldplay's new CD has rules: No MP3s, no DVD players, no car stereos Coldplay's new CD comes with an insert that discloses all the rules enforced by the DRM they included on the disc. Of course, these rules are only visible after you've paid for the CD and brought it home, and as the disc's rules say, "Except for manufacturing problems, we do not accept product exchange, return or refund," so if you don't like the rules, that's tough. What are the other rules? Here are some gems: "This CD can't be burnt onto a CD or hard disc, nor...
  • Underwood, Martin Are Sexiest Vegetarians

    07/27/2005 9:26:34 AM PDT · by GPBurdell · 105 replies · 931+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 7/27/05 | Unknown
    Underwood, Martin Are Sexiest Vegetarians 1 hour, 58 minutes ago If only Bo Bice had cut down on the ribs. Carrie Underwood, who beat out Bice to win the "American Idol" crown in May, was voted the "World's Sexiest Vegetarian" in PETA's annual online poll. She shares the honor with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. More than 13,000 votes were cast in the contest run by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the animal rights group announced Tuesday. Underwood, a 22-year-old Oklahoma native, wore a "V for Vegetarian" T-shirt on the Fox show. Martin, 28, and his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow,...
  • Coldpaly singer praises his plagiarism skills

    07/03/2005 12:44:24 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 494+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | July 2, 2005
    Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, has revealed that none of his songs are original and most of the music created by the band is influenced by other artists. "We're definitely good, but I don't think you can say we're that original I regard us as being incredibly good plagiarists", Femalefirst quoted him as telling America's Rolling Stone magazine. The singer has also confessed that he wrote latest track A Message when he was nude. "I wrote it naked I actually wrote it on a guitar, sitting on a sofa And I made sure that all the right bits were warm. In...
  • Experts Decode Coldplay's Album Cover Art

    06/09/2005 2:39:36 PM PDT · by GPBurdell · 30 replies · 2,794+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 6/9/05 | Unknown
    LONDON - Is Coldplay trying to tell us something with that multicolored symbol on the cover of their new album? Cubelike images adorn the packaging, both on the cover and the liner notes, of "X&Y," the British band's much-anticipated third album that was released Tuesday. New Music Express asked a number of top art experts to figure out what the geometric figure on the cover means. They've concluded that it's a 19th-century telegraphic code known as the Baudot Code, or The International Telegraph Code Number One. It was used in teletype machines in the late 1800s. So, what does it...
  • The case against Coldplay (brutal review of anti-Bush band)

    06/06/2005 7:07:42 AM PDT · by Petronski · 103 replies · 2,607+ views
    There's nothing wrong with self-pity. As a spur to songwriting, it's right up there with lust, anger and greed, and probably better than the remaining deadly sins. There's nothing wrong, either, with striving for musical grandeur, using every bit of skill and studio illusion to create a sound large enough to get lost in. Male sensitivity, a quality that's under siege in a pop culture full of unrepentant bullying and machismo, shouldn't be dismissed out of hand, no matter how risible it can be in practice. And building a sound on the lessons of past bands is virtually unavoidable. But...
  • Rock group Coldplay attacks 'corporate evil'

    05/18/2005 9:15:55 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 43 replies · 1,546+ views
    BBC ^ | 5/18/05 | n/a
    Wednesday, 18 May, 2005, 08:00 GMT 09:00 UK Coldplay attack 'corporate evil' Coldplay's Chris Martin has dismissed pressure to boost his record company's profits, saying: "Shareholders are the great evil of this modern world." EMI issued a profit warning in February partly because the release of the UK band's latest album X&Y was delayed. But Coldplay frontman Martin said: "I don't really care about EMI. I'm not really concerned about that." He spoke about the "the slavery that we are all under to shareholders" ahead of the album's release in early June. 'Corporate machine' Coldplay have sold 20 million albums...
  • Meatloaf Vs. Coldplay - Another Reason Bush Will Win

    10/18/2004 10:14:49 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 8 replies · 407+ views
    Knight Of The Mind ^ | 17 OCT 2004 | .cnI redruM
    John F. Kerry and George W. Bush bring different and formidable personal assests to bear in their respective efforts to to capture The White House in Election 2004. Both men can perform well in the public forum, but for dramatically different reasons. In the final analysis, it is George W. Bush who will ultimately win over the public after a period of prolonged exposure. I think of it as the difference between two CDs I purchased to keep me company on a recent road trip. One was Parachutes by Coldplay, the other was Bat Out Of Hell by Meatloaf. The...
  • Coldplay singer accused of attack

    04/02/2004 8:49:47 PM PST · by nypokerface · 4 replies · 147+ views
    BBC ^ | 04/02/04
    Coldplay singer Chris Martin has been accused of attacking a photographer after leaving a London restaurant with pregnant wife Gwyneth Paltrow. A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed it was investigating the incident, alleged to have taken place on Wednesday night in Knightsbridge. "An allegation was made about an attack in the area," the spokesman said. A Coldplay spokesman said photographer Alessandro Copetti had been running after Paltrow's taxi and tripped. Mr Copetti told the Sun newspaper he had been taking pictures of the singer and his wife outside the San Lorenzo restaurant when Martin kicked him from behind. But the Coldplay...
  • Coldplay tells the US: Vote Bush out of office

    02/10/2004 11:13:16 AM PST · by LibFreeUSA · 36 replies · 515+ views
    Scotsman.com ^ | Tue 10 Feb 2004 | TRACEY LAWSON
    BRITISH rock band Coldplay walked away with one of the global music industry’s most prestigious awards yesterday - and straight into a political controversy. The band’s lead singer, Chris Martin, collected the Record of the Year trophy at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles - but then urged Americans to oust George Bush, the United States president, in favour of John Kerry, the current Democrat front-runner. Martin, who is married to Gwyneth Paltrow, the Hollywood actress, accepted the award for the song Clocks, then told the star-studded audience: "We would like to dedicate this to Johnny Cash (the late country...
  • Cold war (Liam Gallagher launches verbal assault on peacenik Coldplay Chris Martin)

    03/27/2003 10:16:28 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 14 replies · 522+ views
    The Sun ^ | 3/27/03 | Dominic Mohan
    Furious ... Liam Gallagher Also in today's Bizarre • Madonna has dark thoughts • Talking 'bout three generations • Splitting mad OTV Cold warLIAM GALLAGHER has declared war on COLDPLAY’s CHRIS MARTIN, labelling him a “nobhead student”. The outspoken OASIS frontman blasted Chris for his anti-war views and labelled his girlfriend GWYNETH PALTROW a “gawky bird”.Liam stunned guests in the backstage bar after he performed at a gig to raise cash for the Teenage Cancer Trust on Wednesday night.The outburst will surprise Chris. Oasis and Coldplay are often at each others’ gigs and each talks the other band up...
  • Brits winners attack war plans (More Celebrity Hate Speech)

    02/21/2003 1:06:29 AM PST · by Dont Mention the War · 8 replies · 419+ views
    BBC News | February 20, 2003
    Last Updated:Thursday, 20 February, 2003, 22:49 GMT Brits winners attack war plans Double winner: Ms Dynamite Ms Dynamite and Coldplay used the Brit Awards to lambast plans for a war in Iraq as they picked up two prizes each at the UK's most prestigious music ceremony. Ms Dynamite - who won best British female artist and best urban act - performed a rewritten version of George Michael's track Faith which said: "I don't want blood on my hands." Meanwhile, Coldplay singer Chris Martin - who accepted best British group and album - attacked George Bush from the stage at the...