Beginnings of the bandThe band was formed in London in 1996
Members of the bandThe group is made up of Chris Martin (vocals, keyboard, guitar), Jon Buckland (main guitar), Guy Berryman (electric bass) and Will Champion (drums, choirs and other instruments).
Comparisons with other bandsColdplay's early work had the band repeatedly compared with artists like Radiohead, Oasis, INXS, U2 and Travis.
Successes of the bandThey achieved international success with the release of their single "Yellow", followed by their debut album, Parachutes (2000), which was nominated for the Mercury Awards. Their second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002) won multiple awards, including Album of the Year according to the weekly NME. . The band's fourth studio album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008) was produced by Brian Eno and generated excellent reviews, including Grammy nominations.
A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008)
Mylo Xyloto (2011)
Ghost Stories (2014)
A Head Full of Dreams (2015)
Live in Buenos Aires (2018)