10/28/21 - Coldplay’s New Release Starts At #1 On Top Rock Albums
Who Are They
The guys met in college and soon found their blend was more powerful than their respective majors. A 500 EP release was handed out to family and friends, which led to a one-off deal. Their first hit "Yellow" in 2000, vaulted them onto a world-wide stage, where the band has delivered hit after hit.
What Are Their Messages
Chris has been quoted as saying “I’m always trying to work out what ‘He’ or ‘She’ is,” also saying “I don’t know if it’s Allah or Jesus or Mohammed or Zeus. But I’d go for Zeus.” Chris has been cagey about his religious affiliation, or lack thereof. Through this verbiage he seems to indicate his lack of belief in God, or at the very least, strong reservations about God’s existence.
What Does A Youthworker Need2Know
The band is smart - and they like to weave heady things into their lyrics. With the number of hits this band has had, there's no doubt that they know how to write hooks. They really haven't wandered into dark/depressing lyrics and/or crazy hedonistic messages. We'll keep an eye on their messages, but for the most part, we find Coldplay content to comment and lament on their world, but not seeking many if any positive solutions.
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