New Coldplay Song

2014-02-25 by Matt Harrison | 59 Comments
Arena Rock superstars Coldplay have released a new song, entitled 'Midnight'. It is unclear at this point whether the song is the first single off their upcoming sixth LP, or the product of an unexpected collaboration with Justin Vernon.

You can check it out here:


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YourDarkAffected
February 25th 2014
1764 Comments


Hmm...doesn't seem to be working. Well, here's another link:

[l]http://youtu.be/BQeMxWjpr-Y

TheEnygma
February 25th 2014
51 Comments


that link isn't working either

BigBlob
February 25th 2014
2553 Comments


"Arena Rock superstars"

cringe

YourDarkAffected
February 25th 2014
1764 Comments


edit: link in comments should be working now

PistolPete
February 25th 2014
4284 Comments


Very spooky and haunting I love it!

silentstar
February 25th 2014
2489 Comments


omg yes

so good

album's gonna be better than Viva La Vida

Drummerboy123
February 25th 2014
2891 Comments


""Arena Rock superstars"

cringe"

cringe

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North0House2
February 25th 2014
5944 Comments


I actually liked this. Most of their recent stuff kind of blows to be honest- wayyyy too poppy.

I miss their down to earth aesthetics that they had on Parachutes and Rush of Blood to the Head, so I'm liking this scaled back approach- even if it sounds a lot like Bon Iver.

iGuter
February 25th 2014
400 Comments


Yes, this is exactly what I wanted from Coldplay, not MYLO XYLO-BLOW!

YourDarkAffected
February 25th 2014
1764 Comments


"Cringe"

"Cringe"

Just stating more a fact, not that I like the sound of it.

dupuisj8
February 25th 2014
62 Comments


Exciting. Reminds me of why I like Coldplay

TheEnygma
February 25th 2014
51 Comments


the way his voice sounds, I can't help but start singing Imogen Heap

henryChinaski
February 25th 2014
3722 Comments


This is fuckin awesome! What a pleasant surprise.

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Pheromone
February 25th 2014
5189 Comments


Video sucks but lol it's coldplay all their videos suck. Song is pretty good.

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fallenbird
February 25th 2014
4470 Comments


At least it's not just Chris Martin walking

ProjectFreak
February 25th 2014
1830 Comments


I like the song a lot. I like the video more.

sublimefan1991
February 25th 2014
808 Comments


i loved that. the bon iver comparisons are definitely valid, but this track is still great. it's interesting to me how diverse chris martin has become vocally since arobtth. way too much falsetto on x&y, tons of low register singing on viva la vida, and a lot of this singing seems to be a progression from one particular line on "up in flames" from mylo xyloto (about 2:54 into this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hx7FN1LHphk). anyway, can't wait for their new album.

Emyay
February 25th 2014
6276 Comments


cool song. not very single-y at all, which is interesting. pumped to hear the rest of the album

BigPleb
February 25th 2014
50107 Comments


Damn, this is actually good.

themainmast
February 25th 2014
266 Comments


pretty sweet

themainmast
February 25th 2014
266 Comments


way better than i expected it to be

Faraudo
February 25th 2014
1474 Comments


I like that they are taking risks now, pretty great track.

FreddieDelaney31
February 25th 2014
2899 Comments


This is awesome

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FreddieDelaney31
February 25th 2014
2899 Comments


double post

wacknizzle
February 25th 2014
14506 Comments


Pretty sweet, always liked this band minus that sucky Mylo Xyloto album

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postrockpaperscissor
February 25th 2014
340 Comments


this album will be their kid a

lol

Green Baron
February 25th 2014
23253 Comments


if by experimental it could be


but one of the best records ever? doubt it

dathvada321
February 25th 2014
1815 Comments


This is great. I'm excited now.

Green Baron
February 25th 2014
23253 Comments


Mylo was pretty bad so I don't have high hopes for this but still

wanderlust
February 25th 2014
309 Comments


Holy shit. This is surprisingly good. Diggin the bon iver/james blake vibe

Hypochondria
February 25th 2014
99 Comments


This is...actually pretty good! Seems to be more in the veins of Parachutes or A Rush Of Blood

IronGiant
February 25th 2014
1518 Comments


agree with wanderlust, this embracing of "new" influences seems to be working wonderful for them. if the rest of the album sounds like this, it might be an unexpected aoty contender

larrytheslug
February 25th 2014
1587 Comments


song kicks azz

tommygun
February 25th 2014
26515 Comments


gotta jam

Monstar1790
February 25th 2014
159 Comments


Gets better on every listen. Very Bon Iver-esque, though, which is sort of uncomfortable.

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
February 25th 2014
4255 Comments


That was a pleasant surprise. I hope the whole record is this hauntingly beautiful, not cheesy stuff like MX.

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sithlord416
February 25th 2014
76 Comments


If this follows Coldplay's "every even numbered album is good" trend, then this should be on par with Viva La Vida or even Rush of Blood to the Head. Just hope they ditch the filler from MX.

Aspenshadow
February 26th 2014
347 Comments


tbh it's fuckin amazing and I hope they release a whole album like this

weedblunt
February 26th 2014
558 Comments


sweet

BigPleb
February 26th 2014
50107 Comments


Best song they've released in ages, for sure.

RadicalEd
February 26th 2014
8243 Comments


wow. Why is this so fucking good. If this is the single, I'm exited for a new album. Although MX
sucked hard. But I be willing to chalk it up as an another transitionary album (after X and Y) if the
new album is like this.

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RadicalEd
February 26th 2014
8243 Comments


The synthy bridge at the end is just gold.

tommygun
February 26th 2014
26515 Comments


fuckin swee

BigPleb
February 26th 2014
50107 Comments


Ye, bring this on hard.

Also, lol at all the backlash from their fans on YT.

tommygun
February 26th 2014
26515 Comments


fuck em

RadicalEd
February 26th 2014
8243 Comments


Meh it's got no cheesy chorus about teardrops and waterfalls. Better flame it.

StormChaser
February 26th 2014
500 Comments


I hope this is their Kid A, but better

Darkwatch025
February 26th 2014
322 Comments


This is actually pretty awesome. Nice chill song. Way better than the shit on the last few records.

heavenstomurgatroyd
February 26th 2014
17 Comments


i lost interest in these guys years ago but damn this is good.

StormChaser
February 26th 2014
500 Comments


^same

RadicalEd
February 27th 2014
8243 Comments


I hope this is not just some one off project.

BigPleb
February 27th 2014
50107 Comments


Same man, this is sweet.

ThyCrossAwaits
February 28th 2014
3258 Comments


So this sounds like Bon Iver and James Blake with a vocoder

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808muzik
March 1st 2014
1109 Comments


tis okay

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
March 2nd 2014
32190 Comments



Hmm...doesn't seem to be working. Well, here's another link:


You didn't add the link properly. Should be all square now though

TheGreatQ
March 2nd 2014
2481 Comments


I hadn't listened to this before but then I saw it again and thought "ehh, might as well" and damn this is good

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Gwyn.
March 3rd 2014
16981 Comments


"coldgay"

i have no idea why this made me chuckle

ChoccyPhilly
September 7th 2014
11564 Comments


Why couldn't the album have sounded more like this?

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Frippertronics
Contributing Reviewer
September 7th 2014
12748 Comments


Because this is Coldplay, masters of deception.



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