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Top 19 Coldplay’s Best Songs You Shouldn’t Miss

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Cold Play a five-member British rock band has excelled in various genres like alternative rock, pop-rock, post-Britpop, pop. This rock band is a team of vocalists, rhythm guitarists, pianists, lead guitarists, bassists, and drummers, making it a super rock band. If you too are looking for Coldplay’s best songs, then give this article a read.

Unlike other bands, this band always kept its uniqueness alive with its music and sounds that make it super impressive and the best of all. Rock bands are my personal favorites as they add an extra element to whatever they serve. Give your ears a melodious treat by listening to Coldplay’s best songs.

In this article we have tried to list the most hit songs by Coldplay, comparing their ratings, reviews, and sold copies of the album. Still, wondering which is Coldplay’s best album? This article has all your answers. From the beginning until now, we have commemorated a whole list of Cold Play’s Best Songs.

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Top 19 Coldplay’s Best Songs

Everyone has a journey, to begin with, and Coldplay too began their music career as students unaware of the fact to reach great heights in the future. An overview of their commendable journey is briefed below. Have a look at these Coldplay’s best songs of all time.

Yellow

This song got both name and fame for the band Coldplay. This song got featured in Richard Linklater’s film Boyhood. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Yellow

Released: 26 June 2000

Genre: Brit Pop

Nominations: Brit Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rock Song, and many more. 

In My Place

This song is for the second album of the Coldplay band. It has so many positive reviews all over the internet.101, 000 copies of this song are sold so far making it to the list of Coldplay’s best songs. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head

Released: 5 August 2002

Genre: Rock

Awards: Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

A Sky Full of Stars

This is a leading single from Coldplay’s album. This song has sold over 2 million copies digitally in the U.S. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Ghost Stories

Released: 2 May 2014

Genre: Alternative/Indie

Fix You

This song comes in the list of Coldplay’s best songs as it has sold over 1.25 million copies so far. This song got released in 2005 but is still a crowd puller. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: X&Y

Released: 5 September 2005

Nominations: UK Festival Award for Anthem Of The Summer

Genres: Alternative rock, Post-Britpop, Rock

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The Scientist

This song has sold over 19.3 million copies so far. This is purely melodious and the most loved song by Coldplay. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head

Released: 4 November 2002

Genres: Alternative rock, Piano rock, Pop

Awards: MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, and many more. 

Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall

Like other hits of Coldplay’s band, this song too has touched great heights. In the very first week of its release, 80,000 plus copies of this song got sold. The reviews of this song make it one of Coldplay’s best songs.

Artist: ColdPlay

Album: Mylo Xyloto

Released: 3 June 2011 

Paradise

Reviews show it to be untidy at points as compared to its other songs. Over 45 million downloads of this song make it to the list of Coldplay’s best songs. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Mylo Xyloto

Released: 12 September 2011

Genre: Alternative/Indie

Clocks

This song has sold more than 19 million copies so far. Its refreshing music and simple lyrics will keep you wanting more.

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Pepsi: More Music, Volume 2

Released: 4 November 2002

Genre: Rock

Awards: Grammy Award for Record of the Year

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Don’t Panic 

A good indie rock remix can feel so refreshing. Don’t panic is a cool brit-pop genre song from Coldplay’s album. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: The Blue Room

Released: 19 March 1999

Genre: Brit Pop

Magic

A highly emotional and intense music theme makes this song stand out in the crowd. Feel the magic unleashed through their performance and feel lost.

Artists: Coldplay, One Direction

Album: Take Me Home

Released: 3 March 2014

Nominations: World Music Award for World’s Best Song

Genres: Teen Pop, Pop

We Never Change

As the lyrics of this song suggest, this song shows the reality and the mean nature of people. The main idea of this song is that whatever people bitch about us, we should not care. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Parachutes

Released: 10 July 2000

Genre: Brit Pop

Hurts Like Heaven

This song is available on various platforms like Amazon music. This is also one of Coldplay’s best songs. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Mylo Xyloto

Released: 8 October 2012

Genre: Alternative/Indie

Speed of Sound

This is the sweetest composition by Coldplay’s band that leaves your mind wanting for more. Give your ears a refreshing treat by streaming this song. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: X&Y

Released: 18 August 2005

Genre: Rock

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In My Place

In My Place by Coldplay stands out in every aspect whether it be music, choruses, lyrics, etc. This was the band’s collaboratively written song for their second album. 

Artist: Coldplay

Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head

Released: 5 August 2002

Genre: Rock

Awards: Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

Viva La Vida

Viva La Vida means to live a long life. This song is about life and fate. Coldplay’s song “Viva La Vida” is an interpretation of King Louis’s lost last speech before his death. 

Artist: Coldplay

Release date: 12 June 2008

Recorded: November 2006 – April 2008

Sparks

This song is about the failed love life of Martin, a band member of Coldplay. This song presents the story of a person trying to convince her ex-lover to give their relationship another chance, being aware of the fact that he will betray her again.

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Parachutes

Released: 10 July 2002

Genre: Brit Pop

Green Eyes

This song is a description of instability in love. Green eyes portray two different meanings from the listener’s point of view. One is a feeling of envy and jealousy and the other is the instability in one’s love life. This is a good song in short.

Artist: Coldplay

Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head

Released: 26 August 2002

Genre: Rock

Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown mostly has positive reviews. It’s popular among listeners with so many streams on the internet today making it Coldplay’s best song.

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Mylo Xyloto

Released: 14 November 2011

Genre: Rock

Nominations: Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance

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Arabesque

It’s a masterpiece in all aspects, singing, production, songwriting, performance, etc. This is Coldplay’s best song when it comes to everyday enjoyment and fun.

Artist: Coldplay

Album: Everyday Life

Released: 24 October 2019

Genres: Jazz fusion, Experimental rock, Alternative/Indie

Coldplay's Best Songs
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Conclusion

Coldplay’s fan following is noticeable. Hope this article provided you with the information all the fans were looking. For more such details stay tuned to deasilex.

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