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Old 12-13-2015, 09:51 PM   #166
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I mean when they were good, they managed to rip off Kraftwerk and not totally ruining the original vibe.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:25 PM   #167
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Coldplay - LP7: A Head Full of Dreams

Ghost Stories is a really good album. I've been listening to it a lot lately and I think it may be my 2nd favorite behind "Rush of Blood to the Head."
Great vibe and cohesiveness. It's sort of like Coldplay's "Original Soundtracks 1". It's a great album to listen to during late night driving. "Sky Full of Stars" feels a bit out of place, but gives the album some great energy at the end.


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Old 12-14-2015, 11:11 AM   #168
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Anyone read the Coldplaying.com forums? There's quite a funny thread at the moment where someone is trying to compare A Head Full of Dreams to Pop. It's a WTF thread lol.

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Old 12-14-2015, 11:42 AM   #169
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Coldplay - LP7: A Head Full of Dreams

Pop is a masterpiece when comparing it to A Head Full of Dreams.
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Old 12-14-2015, 11:47 AM   #170
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Pop and A Head Full of Shit both contracted "too many cooks" syndrome but Pop was so much better .
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Old 12-14-2015, 12:00 PM   #171
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I get the comparison from a band timeline perspective... but really the albums are nothing alike lol. At all.
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Old 12-14-2015, 02:06 PM   #172
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I've only listened to a couple of tracks. It didn't strike me as bad or anything, but I still need to hear the majority of the album.

Here's how I rate their other 6 albums:
1 - X and Y
2 - Mylo Xyloto
(Love those 2)

Then,
3 - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
4 - Parachutes
(Good albums by all means, but it was X and Y that got me hooked on the band)

And then, the terrible ones
5 - Ghost Stories
6 - Viva La Crap
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What a weird ranking.
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What a weird ranking.
Why is it?

I found Ghost Stories tedious because the lyrical content was all lovey-dovey crap, and most of the songs were boring.

As for Viva, I found it pretentious, especially with putting 2 different songs onto 1 track. Why?

Speaking of that, this new album, track 8 is two seperate songs. Why??? What is even the point? Why not make them track 8 and track 9??
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My ranking would go like this:

1. Mylo Xyloto
2. Viva La Vida
3. X&Y
4. A Rush Of Blood To The Head
5. Ghost Stories
6. Parachutes

I haven't listened to the new one enough for ranking yet.
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Why is it?

I found Ghost Stories tedious because the lyrical content was all lovey-dovey crap, and most of the songs were boring.

As for Viva, I found it pretentious, especially with putting 2 different songs onto 1 track. Why?

Speaking of that, this new album, track 8 is two seperate songs. Why??? What is even the point? Why not make them track 8 and track 9??
It's just very far from the general consensus which has Rush of Blood, Parachutes and Viva La Vida as their three best albums, and X&Y, MX and the new one as the three worst. Your ranking is basically the opposite.
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4. A Rush Of Blood To The Head
6. Parachutes
Reported.
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It's just very far from the general consensus which has Rush of Blood, Parachutes and Viva La Vida as their three best albums, and X&Y, MX and the new one as the three worst. Your ranking is basically the opposite.
My opinions do sometimes tend to be that way with things. I just really enjoyed X&Y and MX. For the record though, I do like Parachutes and AROBTTH.

GS and VLV are about level, but I haven't heard VLV in a long time, so it might actually beat GS... but I was not impressed with those 2 at all.

For the record, my 2 favourite Coldplay songs are Paradise and Talk.
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1.Parachutes
2.AROBTTH
3.VLV
4.GS
5.MX



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01 - Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
02 - A Rush of Blood to the Head
03 - Mylo Xyloto
04 - Parachutes
05 - X&Y
06 - Ghost Stories
07 - A Head Full of Dreams

Parachutes and X&Y switch every now and then.
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