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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's Hamptons Home Featured in House & Garden

October 13, 2007 6:02 PM

The Hamptons home of Chris Martin and his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow, is featured in the latest issue of House & Garden. Check out Gwyneth Paltrow in the Hamptons for more information and lots of pictures. They've got quite a home there!

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Coldplay's New Album in the Mixing Stage

October 12, 2007 7:47 PM

Coldplay have reached the mixing stage of their fourth album, it has been revealed.

Kenny Anderson (aka King Creosote) revealed that his producer Jon Hopkins has been working on the production of Coldplay's new album. He told BBC 6Music that Hopkins recently mixed a song with Coldplay's Chris Martin.

"He's [Hopkins] done a mix of a song for them [Coldplay], I think they're really happy with that," said Anderson, before going on to explain that Hopkins had been playing keyboard on the new album.

"He's sitting in as their sort of guest keyboard player," he said. "They've been rehearsing for the new album, and he's sitting in doing keyboard parts, so I think they're trying stuff out.

"I don't know whether he'll get to go and play live with the band or not."

Source: NME

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Coldplay Spills New Details About Upcoming Album

September 10, 2007 8:28 AM

Coldplay have revealed details about their forthcoming fourth studio album, explaining that the album will contain nine tracks.

Writing on their blog on their official website, the band explain that songs being considered for final inclusion are 'Lost!', 'Cemeteries Of London', 'Violet Hill', 'Poppy Fields', '42', 'Yes!', 'Leftrightleftrightleft' and 'Rainy Day'.

The group also explained that the follow-up to 2005's 'X&Y', which they have been recording in Barcelona, will last no longer than 42 minutes, and that the group members have been arguing over which tracks should be included.

"Expect a short, concise record with no fat and at least two top-division songs released independently," they wrote.

The band have not said when the album will be released yet.

Source: NME

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Is Coldplay the Next U2?

August 04, 2007 2:26 PM

MTV ponders whether or not Coldplay could become the next U2:

From a strictly political standpoint, of all of rock and roll's big names, Coldplay are perhaps the most comparable to U2.

Chris Martin, who leads the British quartet, has been particularly outspoken on issues of fair trade and has become the face for Make Trade Fair, a campaign organized by Oxfam International to promote trade justice among governments, institutions and multinational corporations. Martin has personally traveled to Ghana and Haiti to see firsthand the effects of unfair trade practices. And when the band performs live, he can usually be spotted with the words "make trade fair" or an equal sign written on his left hand.

Martin has been fairly active in politics and has been a vocal critic of Bush and the war in Iraq. He threw his support behind John Kerry's failed presidential bid in 2004 during his acceptance speech at the 2004 Grammy Awards, when the band's song "Clocks" was awarded Record of the Year honors. The band also supports Amnesty International.

Oh yeah, and Martin's been known to refer to himself as "Crono," a play on the name of his "hero," Bono.

Read the article for similar contemplations regarding Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, etc.

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Will Turns 29 Today

July 31, 2007 12:05 AM

Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Will Champion, who turns 29 today.

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