Coldplay Tribute to Adam Yauch
2012-05-05 by JAXETA | 33 Comments

Chris Martin from Coldplay makes a live tribute to Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys (who died earlier that
day, 5/4/12) playing Fight for your Right (To Party) by the Beastie Boys, Live at The Hollywood Bowl.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVr4UP9ntLs&feature=g-u-u

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Twelve51
May 6th 2012

108 Comments


Saw this yesterday. It's cool that they're paying their respects to Adam, but holy shit that has to be the gayest cover of any song I've ever heard.

KILL
May 6th 2012

67177 Comments


still fags

LG
May 6th 2012

3049 Comments


yea this is really bad

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
May 6th 2012

3163 Comments


It would have been more fascinating if they kept the energy of that song rather than mellow it down.

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sixdegrees
May 6th 2012

15785 Comments


I didn't think it was possible to pussify this song, but leave it to Coldplay to pull that off.

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YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2012

1547 Comments


It's out of respect though. So what if it isn't that great; it isn't like they had a lot of time to prepare.

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YouGotLucky
May 6th 2012

943 Comments


It's fucking garbage. Fuck Coldplay and fuck you Dark if you like these fags.

Dreakon
May 6th 2012

342 Comments


Definitely nothing wrong with this.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 6th 2012

48574 Comments


I hate Coldplay but this was cool

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johnnyblaze
May 6th 2012

2572 Comments


very cool.

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YouGotLucky
May 6th 2012

943 Comments


its not cool its fucking trash god people why dont you get it???

KILL
May 6th 2012

67177 Comments


yea

Wombat988
May 6th 2012

387 Comments


Colplay suck, but they paid their respects live after one day's preparation, I'm gonna cut them some slack, even if FFYRTP is a shit stain of a song

Duckman118
May 6th 2012

256 Comments


Wow stfu YouGotLuckey you stupid fucking 12 year old bitch...... Bitch

AtavanHalen
May 6th 2012

17927 Comments


you're all degenerate scum

just so we're clear

Tyrael
May 6th 2012

20440 Comments


truth

DatBeefPudding
May 6th 2012

941 Comments


mad?

cvlts
May 6th 2012

8917 Comments


what the awkward?

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Intheayer
May 6th 2012

79 Comments


What? Did u guys expect to see Chris Martin rap or something? They're paying tribute the only way they know how.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
May 6th 2012

30316 Comments


This was a great tribute

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Slum
May 6th 2012

2579 Comments


pretty cool, not sure why everyone's shitting their pants about it

Satellite
May 6th 2012

19930 Comments


btmi's tribute was infinitely better

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlcQmllfkhQ

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SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
May 6th 2012

4339 Comments


I dont know why I was expecting them to play the actual version. I was perplexed at the fact they chose this song, I'm not a fan
of their music but when I saw the video I was amazed. They turned a legendary party song into a soothing ballad.
It's good.

gabethepiratesquid
May 7th 2012

4521 Comments


ugh I hate almost everyone commenting.

almost.

Douglas
May 7th 2012

8984 Comments


you're all degenerate scum

just so we're clear [2]

I don't think you all quite get it...

I'm pretty sure this arrangement was made on the night of his passing.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
May 7th 2012

30316 Comments


Plus, it's Coldplay. Of course they're gonna cover a track in a style that suits them and they're used to doing

WhiteNoise
May 7th 2012

2883 Comments


Yeah this was a nice gesture, I hate the band as much as the next person but c'mon, chris martin doing rap vocals would be 1000 times more awkward.

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PuddlesPuddles
May 7th 2012

4705 Comments


He didn't need to sing. It's awkward and reeks of self-serving. RHCP played a tasteful vocal-less cover
of Whatcha Want. Kiedis could've rapped a bit of Beastie, but didn't, and for good reason.

This looks/sounds/is Chris Martin using the death as an opportunity to suck himself off in front of an
audience

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
May 7th 2012

30316 Comments


No, it's a harmless tribute

MichaelSnoxall
May 7th 2012

12163 Comments


They paid respects to him, who cares how it sounds? It's the thought that counts.

NoFro
May 7th 2012

19 Comments


The arrangement wasn't made on the night. They played it at APW after the B-Boys pulled out. Jay-Z also did No Sleep Till Brooklyn in ultimately incredible fashion.

IndianaWarLord
May 7th 2012

310 Comments


AWWWWW MOM YOU'RE JUST JEALOUS IT'S THE BEA-STIE-BOYS! Great tribute to a legend

sublimefan1991
May 7th 2012

741 Comments


gotta say i'm kinda shocked by the amount of hate this is getting. i thought this was very classy and respectful.



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