Rate Atlas - and post your review

busybeeburns

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1) Please do not post download links to the song on the forums.

2) Please do buy the soundtrack!

If you cannot wait, please rate Atlas and post your review below (the longer the better for our main site and wiki!)

Thankyou! :)
 

harrisonrules

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Atlas reminds me a lot of the X&Y era. The preview starts with simple piano and Chris's deep voice (Moving To Mars) then comes the spacey feel from the X&Y era. I look forward to the buildup towards the percussion when I hear the entire version. I love it so far.
 

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The piano intro heavily reminds me of the Viva la Vida era, "Death and All His Friends" to be more specific. Will then makes his entrance in the song with repetitive, sweeping hi-hats, building up the intensity. When the electronic beat breaks in a little past mid-way in the song (reminiscent to that of "Paradise"), it mixes the elements of the Viva and MX eras as the band's brings in epic amounts of epicness. Carry your wooooorrrrlllld.... Well, that's what I think of it anyway.

The song itself sounds darker than to that of MX and it's really intriguing to me. It's better than most songs on MX and is by far one of the best songs Coldplay has ever put out in the decade.

I give it an 8 out of 10.
 

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10/10
A Coldplay song doesn't get any better than this.

PS: buying it on iTunes the second it goes on sale. SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE BAND!
 

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I really like the build up of the song and the instruments, but I really, REALLY dislike the lyrics, they sound like some 5 year old trys to tell you a fairytale :sick:
 

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But they still sound awfully simple, I hoped for something more lyrically complex...
 

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I'll wait until it comes out to listen to it (hopefully on Amazon or the Google Play store...I don't do iTunes). I doubt I'll buy the whole soundtrack, but will definitely buy the single. I heard it was coming out it the U.S. next week as well. Very excited!
 

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well you knew about the lyrics before so I imagine you hated it even before hearing
 

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It sounds like vintage Coldplay!!
It´s on repeat between now and LP6
 

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You can tell that it has a lot of effort put into it but it seems a bit unfinished to me. Production is better than the songwriting.
But I like it. It's airy and enigmatic. A generous 9.
 

harrisonrules

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i honestly love the simplicity of it. it builds up but i really wish coldplay would have more songs like this with piano and chris's soothing voice and have a build up whether its through bucklands guitar or whatever. love it love it love it.
 

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I'd give it a 9 out of 10. It truly is an amazing track nonetheless! The song really resonates once Chris gets to the bit, "I'm about to explode...I'll carry your world". I was expecting a big guitar solo full of "oohhhh's", but right before it lifts off the ground, it lands back softly with Chris on the piano. Overall, I think Atlas is a beautiful track. We can expect more great things to come after this. :)
 

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Well i heard it a few times now. It sounds a bit like the old Coldplay, from the first 2 albums. But not at their best. It sounds predictable.
Still, it sounds better then most MX tracks. Maybe i will like it more after repeat listings, but i doubt it. For example, i like Moving to Mars more.

7/10
 

ashleyMN28

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10/10. It sounds like the Coldplay I fell in love with over a decade ago. I'm so happy! Hats off to them, I hope this is the direction they are heading in for LP6.
 

42rock89

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9/10, I love the dark and dreamy mood of the song, thats one of the styles they do best imo has a sort of X&Y feel to it with deeper vocals which I prefer from Chris atm, I have enough falsetto to last me a while :)

The song is such a tease too, 'im about to explode' then goes somber again but then the ending is amazing, im still waiting for that day too when Johnny pumps out the guitar solo of his life after that mentioned lyric then it will be a perfect 10 :D
 

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Epic buildup, epic coldplayesque ending with epic Jonnyboy guitar solo. One word: EPIC :D
 
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