Sometimes, even the most hardened doubters of Gary Barlow’s MOR entertainer schtick have had to concede that he can write ’em. Cynics can relax, though, because no such concessions are required for his first solo album since 1999, which falls below Barlow’s best – “Patience”, “Rule the World” – at just the point when he needed to up his game.
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Sunday 03 May 2009
Friday 01 May 2009
Coldplay will give a live CD away for free to fans at gigs during their coming tour of North America, underlining the dwindling financial importance for successful groups of selling physical records.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
A little-known musician working in a warehouse for a living and without a record deal was nominated for a coveted Ivor Novello Award today, joining some of the giants of British pop including Coldplay and Duffy.
Monday 06 April 2009
*Music acts including Coldplay and Iron Maiden contributed to a stellar year for the UK industry as exports leapt to record levels.
Sunday 15 March 2009
Top international bands, including Coldplay and Kings of Leon, played at simultaneous concerts in Sydney and Melbourne last night to raise money for victims of last month's bush fires. At least 210 people were killed by the fires, the worst in Australia's history, which tore through southern Victoria state.
Monday 02 March 2009
Friday 27 February 2009
Wednesday 28 January 2009
Sunday 21 December 2008
Wednesday 17 December 2008
Thursday 11 December 2008
Wednesday 10 December 2008
A fine set-to has blown up between US rock guitarist Joe Satriani and everyone's favourite stadium rockers, Coldplay. The former (aka Professor Satchafunkilus - you know someone means business with a name like that) has accused Britain's favourite stadium rockers of stealing the widdly-woo riff from his song "If I Could Fly", for their song "Viva la Vida", prompting this terse yet ever so polite response from Coldplay. Thankfully with the help of YouTube you can judge for yourself. An enterprising fellow has put together a video with both tracks side by side.
Wednesday 10 December 2008
Coldplay hit back against accusations they copied another artist's work for the hit Viva La Vida.
Friday 28 November 2008
Comprising three new mixes of tracks from Viva La Vida, and six further tracks not completed in time to be considered for inclusion on the album, Prospekt's March is being made available as an EP in its own right and as a bonus addition to the Special Edition of Viva La Vida.
Thursday 30 October 2008
The army of sensitive, multi-million-selling souls who Snow Patrol are lumped in with show no signs of slowing down.
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