Coldplay are a liberal alternative rock band which formed in London, England in 1998. Their sound is highly distinctive in it's heavy use of organs and Chris Martin's voice.


Band members

Chris Martin - Lead Vocals, Piano, Organ, Acoustic Guitar

Jonny Buckland - Lead Guitar

Guy Berryman - Bass Guitar

Will Champion - Drums

Name origin

The original name of the band was Warmpause, but it was changed because it sounded "too weird and gay." It was then changed to the much more normal and masculine "Coldplay."


Chris Martin is a vegetarian, They get involved with liberal causes like Amnesty International.

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