[2-Jun-2012] Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium, London, UK

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Cyborgs don't sprain their ankle when they fall down a stairs!



It was nice to meet you!
The setlist one of the security guards gave me was a setlist from Coventry! But I got the one from Saturday on Monday :nice: No Monday setlist though : (
Ow you sprained your ankle? Not nice at all.. hope it's better now? Oh it was the Coventry one on Saturday.. well it was raining SO hard.. that I guess it wasn't flashed about too much.. But then you got Saturday's on Monday? LOL.. are you going to get Monday's in September? :p :laugh3:

Glad you're home safe anyway and it was nice meeting you too. :cool:



Thanks for photos everyone :)
 

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Coldplay, Emirates Stadium - review (London Evening Standard)
5*/5*


Revelling in dayglo and melody, Coldplay light up north London in a spectacle of sight and sound that proves the pinnacle of one of London's most remarkable long weekends

Beige no longer, Coldplay’s stadium stint in north London this weekend proved to be the most colourful live spectacle I have ever witnessed.

While it was pure red, white and blue for the Queen down on the Mall, up here umpteen thousand wristbands flashed red, white, blue, green and pink in a bewildering sight that dazzled far beyond expectations. Everybody’s bands started flashing during the whizz-bang opener, Hurts Like Heaven, during which they were outshone by so many fireworks that the stadium was awash with smoke. Then they stayed off for just long enough to be forgotten about, until the sun went down, Charlie Brown and its line about “glowing in the dark” came on, and the space exploded into light in perfect time to the music.

It was a sight that will not be forgotten by those who saw it, an audience that included stadium-filler-in-waiting Adele, for a very long time. An expensive gimmick, perhaps, but it united the masses in a manner that has become Coldplay’s trademark. When the fans weren’t bellowing the “woah-oh-oh”s of Viva La Vida as one, they were howling approval for the band’s return, one by one with the addition of honorary harmonica player Simon Pegg, to a small stage at the back for the first encore.

The song was Us Against the World, but there was no conflict here. “I can see you at the back,” Chris Martin assured us. “The more you give the more we give.” There was no divide between crowd and band, no stars versus plebs – if anything Coldplay seem to look up to their audience. Musically they have brightened up too. Having moved beyond the need to match U2’s gravitas that drags down any young band lucky enough to start filling arenas, they now revel in Martin’s dayglo gift for melody.

Rihanna appeared brandishing dangerous fingernails on the five big screens during the glorious synthpop of Princess of China. Those amazing wristbands sparked up again when they played the supremely catchy Paradise. Even quiet guitarist Jonny Buckland had a dance down the ego ramp during his solo on a pounding God Put a Smile upon Your Face.

The stadium staples were ticked off – confetti blasts during In my Place, giant bouncing balloons everywhere for Lovers in Japan, yet more fireworks for the hyperactive finale, Every Teardrop is a Waterfall. For sight and sound, it was surely the pinnacle of one of London’s most spectacular long weekends.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/arts/music/coldplay-emirates-stadium--review-7819765.html



 

towish

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sorry - I have this vid that someone kindly did - but the dedication was by Chris for our family - if you listen carefully he says " This one's for Robbie knightley"
requested cos of a family bereavement last week.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1f5-2WG40Ag
Hey guys, new to the forum but have a massive favour to ask!

To anyone that attended Sat 2nd June at Emirates Stadium, I'm hoping to find a lovely person out there who recorded Clocks and Fix You.

I contacted the band a few ways to ask for a request to shout-out my friend Robin who passed away in March this year, after battling with brain cancer at the young age of 25. He adored Coldplay, loved Arsenal and before Fix You, Chris said "This is for Robin" which absolutely blew my mind.

So if anyone has a video which hears him say this, I would be forever in your debt. I didn't record it, as I didn't think it was going to happen!!!

x
 

CJWG

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was going to upload some pics but really have no clue how! only been a memeber for 9 years, finally going to start posting more
 

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Iphone uploads while trying to dance is not easy

 

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