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The mighty W.C.

2:03..... my favourite part of the song!!!:heart_eyes: I think this performance on Graham Norton's show is actually their best TV performance so far. Will's vocals fit just perfectly (2:11 --- 2:25)

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AWW! :wacky:

 

It nearly wasn't to be for ace drummer Will Champion - it is the job that has made him an international rock star who has played sell-out stadium shows all around the world, sold millions of records, won dozens of awards and earned a reported £10m, writes the Southern Daily Echo ahead of tonight's showing of the South Bank Show that features Coldplay.

 

But now it has been revealed it nearly wasn’t to be for the Hampshire student who went on to be one quarter of Coldplay. For drummer Will Champion, who was born and raised in Southampton, was sacked by his bandmates before they had even released a single.

 

Talking about the 1998 incident for the first time, the group – whose hits include Clocks, Yellow and Violet Hill – have revealed they blamed their percussionist when they were told they would never make it big. “We got signed and went to a studio and we were doing OK but this producer we were working with told us we weren’t good enough, we weren’t technically good enough,” said singer Chris Martin.

 

“What bands often do in that situation is blame the drummer for going out of time or whatever. We didn’t really know that music is supposed to be about the feel of it, we thought it had to be technically perfect because we have a record deal now, so it ended up with us asking Will to leave. Three days went by and we were doing our thing and playing with a drum machine and stuff, but just felt really miserable.”

 

Chris, who is married to Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow, said he had to grovel to convince Will to rejoin, which he only agreed to if the singer drank a large amount of vodka and cranberry to make him remember his mistake. And four multi-million selling albums later, he will tell viewers he hasn’t forgotten how stupid he had nearly been in a profile piece on the South Bank Show to be aired on ITV tomorrow.

 

Father of three Will, 31, who went to Southampton’s Cantell School and Peter Symonds College in Winchester, says he is always sure the band remember how lucky they are to be in the position they are now in. Coldplay have just finished a 163-day world tour, which saw them play in 112 cities including London, Tokyo and LA. “Literally just before we go on stage, when we’re standing by the side of the stage, we just have a little moment,” said Will.

 

“We all get together and remind each other of why and how we are in the position we are, and that it’s not an opportunity to be wasted, and then we go on. Every day we wake up knowing how lucky we are, but it drives us on to work harder.”

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It's funny they keep bringing it up - it's no secret that Chris fired Will then begged him to come back, but why even go there anymore? It was ten years ago, for freak's sake...Will is amazing, the band is amazing, why talk now about "what could have been?"

 

Anyway, I miss them already. boo hoo :cry:

 

I was thinking of going to see Chris in that Bridge School Benefit next month, it's easy for me to get to, but I don't know if I want to see Chris without the rest of the band. In my opinion, they're a package deal.

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Yeah, well, it's been ten years - get over it already! The psych in me says it's time to let it goooooo.

 

 

 

It was sweet though in the interview cause Chris seems to keep it as a reminder about how he should keep with his gut feelings and not listen to outsiders about the dynamic of the band! It was when he said it makes him feel terrible everytime he drives by and then said when ever he makes a mistake he drinks vodka and cranberry to keep himself in check lol

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^well that's what Chris said on the south bank show.They made him drink that and now every time he does something really stupid he drinks it again to remind him not to be that stupid again.It's cute cause he seemed still annoyed to have thrown Will out of the band.What would he do without his little Will

I seriously need to see it again.the person who's gonna upload will be my god

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^well that's what Chris said on the south bank show.They made him drink that and now every time he does something really stupid he drinks it again to remind him not to be that stupid again.It's cute cause he seemed still annoyed to have thrown Will out of the band.What would he do without his little Will

I seriously need to see it again.the person who's gonna upload will be my god

 

I need to see it for the FIRST time:bigcry:

 

I can imagine Will doing something like that:wacky:

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that documentary will blow your mind.I'm sure it will turn up at some point.It's just really nice to see them doing normal things....like taking the bus :D I'll stop making you upset now

It's ok:)

It just seems odd...

How would that conversation go? :uhoh2:

 

 

"Chris, I'll only come back if you drink THIS."

 

"But...Will...it's so much...I'm so thin...what if I get alcohol poisoning?"

 

"Did I not make myself clear? I SAID DRINK!"

 

HAHAHAHA LOL seriosuly this is so easy to picture!!!!!!!!!!:lol::laugh3::D

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I thought that Chris felt guilty so he went on a drinking binge...but this is an official documentary so I'll buy it. :)

 

Lol did you hear that from the one "documntary" who's name escapes me but that has a roughly hr long discussion about just the pre-parachutes era?

 

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:curtain:

 

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL6XjJ7oClk&feature=related]YouTube - Chris Martin Saving Cat[/ame]

 

Does anyone know where the GIF from 0:21 is? I've been searching for for over an hour now, and I need that GIF. I'm pretty sure I saved it on my PC but I looked twice through my coldplay pics (and there's of 3000) and didn't manage to find it. :laugh3:

 

Thankies :hug: :kiss:

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