Why is Major Minus so underrated?

Strawberry Swinger

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I am sad that the song is getting so much hatred here... It's more Coldplay than many of the tracks on the album, and it is dark, mysterious, full of tension and some great guitars... Sad that some don't get its quality,really...
 

Major_Love

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I am sad that the song is getting so much hatred here... It's more Coldplay than many of the tracks on the album, and it is dark, mysterious, full of tension and some great guitars... Sad that some don't get its quality,really...
I think the same. For me the problem is that we firstly heard it live. The magic of such a dark song comes with the live performance which is more raw and unclean. And this fits perfectly into the atmosphere.

Nevertheless I fucking love this song, one of the many highlights on the record for me.
 

amir.mohit

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at first I started to love MM but I just couldn't stop the strange feeling in my heart that guided me to hate it...
and now MM is died for me,
song itself is not bad but the dark concept behind it is like a old black owl
 

ethan06

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I avoided the live versions, and loved Major Minus anyway when it came out with the ETIAW EP. It hasn't changed in the slightest in the transition to Mylo Xyloto (except for balancing the guitars out a bit more in the chorus, which actually improves it a ton), but even though I've probably listened to it in excess of 100 times, I still love it to bits. It's a refreshing diversion from what Coldplay usually does. ^_^
 

Haruka

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I am sad that the song is getting so much hatred here... It's more Coldplay than many of the tracks on the album, and it is dark, mysterious, full of tension and some great guitars... Sad that some don't get its quality,really...
THIS ^

MM deserved to be a single of MX (and a EPIC videoclip too), have the most different vibe of all. but i think Coldplay released it with ETIAW to test the public responce to the new songs...
 

The Philosopher

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Yeah I don't understand why there are so many people that don't like this song, when I think that is one of their best, from Mylo Xyloto and from all times.
 

icecoldplay

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Great song, and it's probably one of my least favorite Coldplay songs.
 

Jakeyboygen

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that guitar solo in major minus gives me a shiver (excuse the pun :p) down my spine every time i hear it, its one of the best songs they have done in my opinion it reminds me of a rush of blood to the head. :D
 

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It really is an excellent song. Undoubtedly one of the best on the album . . . I would say the best, but it has DLIBYH, UWtB, and U.F.O. as competition :D

But yeah, great song :nod:
 

anacaren08

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i have been thinking a lot lately about how underrated Major Minus is. I just really love it!
and it reminds me of spies for some reason. not how it sounds but like the feeling or...i dont know how to explain it lol.
 

sirajlyons

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I actually love Major Minus. And i also love paradise :elephant: and etiaw. Idk why no one is talking about the greatness of Major Minus
and corkus :shocked:
 
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Dan 6N

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I think Major Minus is great too :). I love Jonny's guitar on it!
 

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Yeah I don't understand why there are so many people that don't like this song, when I think that is one of their best, from Mylo Xyloto and from all times.
:nod:

The more I listen to it, the more I like it. Really, I would like people to explain why they hate it...
 

Cobalt

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In general, the song feels like a way weaker version of "Cemeteries of London" (one of the few tracks on VLV that I feels really stands out).
sudden realisation of great truth

As much as I love it, I will now always think of Major Minus as a weak CoL
 
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