Coldplay

How To Stop A Concert Nicely, By Chris Martin (Aged 34)

It’s got to be frustrating, being the sensitive lead singer in a bookish rock ‘n’ roll band, and having a nice quiet ballad to play, only to discover that someone in the audience has decided to bring along their own ...

Coldplay Buy Pizzas For Queuing Fans And Make Cute Video

In exactly one week from now, Coldplay will be playing at (for them) tiny college gig at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. It’s a 1,200 seat venue and a good chance for the band to warm up a bit before they do their ...

News Roundup: Superheroes Tackle Disability In ‘Superior’

If you saw Matthew Vaughn’s movie adaptation of the Mark Millar comic book Kick-Ass last year, you’ll know these are two men with a really good handle on the backstory behind superheroes, and how the mythology works, even ...

News Roundup: The Tale Of Rihanna And The Farmer From Bangor

Once upon a time there was a pop star called Rihanna, and she wanted to make a video for a song. She looked all over for the perfect place to film it, and decided that a field of corn in Bangor, Northern Ireland, was the perfect ...

News Roundup: Benedict Cumberbatch In New BBC Period Drama

Can’t get enough British period drama? Wish Benedict Cumberbatch was on your TV all the time? Got a bit of a thing about starched shirts? Well today’s your lucky day, sunshine.

News Roundup: Russell Brand – ‘The Paralympics Have Novelty Value’

Russell Brand appears to be the target of another attempted tabloid bashing, after on-stage comments he made about the Olympics were seized upon as proof of some kind of disability prejudice.

News Roundup: Inbetweeners Joe Thomas & Simon Bird’s New Sitcom

There’s a slight chance that you are reading about something that you will never get to see, so forgive us.

Five Great British Songs Re-imagined By American Artists

Willie Nelson, no shrinking violet in the songwriting stakes himself, has lent his distinctively weathered vocal tones to a cover version of the Coldplay song “The Scientist,” which has been used as the soundtrack to a ...

News Roundup: Get Ready to Tour Hogwarts, and Radiohead Sets ‘SNL’ Date

Harry Potter fans, do you fancy a stroll around Hogwarts? You DO? Well you may be in luck.

News Roundup: Cheryl Cole Heads to the Movies, Simon Cowell Is Starry-Eyed for Pippa, and New Coldplay Album Deets

Cheryl Cole has finally picked herself up after the endless media squabblefest around her X Factor sacking (a situation we’ve now decided to call “Nonsensegate”) and nabbed a film role opposite Cameron Diaz and ...