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[27-Apr-2012] Coldplay @ HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA, USA


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Just got home from the gig! I had a bad day including a counterfeit ticket! I was able to get 13th row on Guy's side though! My seat was right next to the X-stage, so I had a perfect view of everything. I was a little worried the crowd would be weak because for some reason in San Jose they always tend to be. Thankfully, I was very wrong, because the crowd was loud and wonderful! It was the great big sing-a-long a Coldplay show should have! Chris' vocals were wonderful tonight. Below are a few of the 200 hundred pictures I took. I will upload more later.

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Charlie Brown

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkkFWbfFGVU[/ame]

 

Clocks

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCIcfjZ01Zw[/ame]

 

Paradise

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC8_k6bp4og[/ame]

 

MX/Hurts Like Heaven

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=paIWucURBNs[/ame]

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Videos so far:

 

8x Mylo Xyloto

9x Hurts Like Heaven

5x In My Place

1x Major Minus

3x Lovers In Japan

3x The Scientist

4x Yellow

1x Violet Hill

1x God Put A Smile Upon Your Face

1x Princess Of China

1x Up In Flames

1x Warning Sign

4x Don't Let It Break Your Heart

5x Viva La Vida

4x Charlie Brown

5x Paradise

4x Us Against The World

5x Clocks

2x Fix You

3x Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

 

Posts with videos:

 

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286688&postcount=80 (Charlie Brown/Clocks/Paradise/MX/HLH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286813&postcount=87 (UATW)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286840&postcount=88 (MX/HLH/LIJ/DLIBYH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286880&postcount=91 (HLH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286948&postcount=94 (IMP/MX/HLH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5286974&postcount=95 (Yellow)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287025&postcount=99 (Yellow/Violet Hill/Fix You)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287068&postcount=105 (Yellow/Paradise/Clocks/VLV)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287090&postcount=106 (DLIBYH/VLV/Charlie Brown/LIJ/The Scientist)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287126&postcount=109 (Clocks/Paradise)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287152&postcount=110 (MX/HLH/IMP/Major Minus/The Scientist)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287196&postcount=111 (MX/HLH/IMP/LIJ/The Scientist/DLIBYH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287307&postcount=112 (Fix You/ETIAW/MX/HLH/Paradise/VLV/UATW/Clocks/Charlie Brown/IMP/Yellow/POC/DLIBYH)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287316&postcount=113 (VLV/Charlie Brown/UATW)

http://www.coldplaying.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5287937&postcount=116 (UIF/GPASUYF/Warning Sign)

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Just got home from the gig! I had a bad day including a counterfeit ticket! I was able to get 13th row on Guy's side though! My seat was right next to the X-stage, so I had a perfect view of everything. I was a little worried the crowd would be weak because for some reason in San Jose they always tend to be. Thankfully, I was very wrong, because the crowd was loud and wonderful! It was the great big sing-a-long a Coldplay show should have! Chris' vocals were wonderful tonight. Below are a few of the 200 hundred pictures I took. I will upload more later.

DSC00144.jpg

DSC00222.jpg

DSC00346.jpg

DSC00134.jpg

DSC00114.jpg

 

Those are amazing! You captured everything perfectly! Sorry bout the ticket, that seems to be going around...but 13th row on guys side is what most of the people in the arena would have killed to have :laugh3: ...at least I would have...

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Review: Coldplay at HP Pavilion

 

There’s long been one steadfast rule in the touring industry:

 

You don’t shoot the confetti cannons until the end of the show.

 

Yet, there we were, just a few minutes into the Coldplay concert on Friday night at HP Pavilion in San Jose, being showered with massive amounts of confetti. The downpour seemed like it might never stop, as colorful cutouts of various shapes swirled about in the air, obscuring the view of the stage and creating a scene akin to a World Series victory parade.

 

It was truly a climactic moment, one that seemed tailor-made for when a band plays its biggest hit as the final encore of the night. But, in this case, it was actually only the second song of the evening – “Hurts Like Heaven,” a recent single that never even charted in the U.S.

 

That’s Coldplay in a nutshell. More than anything else – or, for that matter, pretty much anyone else – vocalist Chris Martin and crew simply want to please their fans. It doesn’t matter if others (i.e. critics ) think the group is making some wrong moves, Coldplay is going to fire those confetti cannons early and often if that’s what it takes to satisfy the crowd.

 

And it’s certainly working for the British pop-rock quartet.

 

Coldplay charmed the masses right from the very start of its career, with its 2000 debut, “Parachutes,” going on to sell nearly nine million copies. Now, it’s pretty easy to make the case that Coldplay is the world’s biggest rock band. Its latest release, “Mylo Xyloto,” was the world’s top-selling rock record of 2011. The two prior efforts, 2005’s “X&Y” and 2008’s “Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends,” were simply the world’s best-selling records, of any genre, for their respective years.

 

Of course, you don’t get that big without making quite a few enemies along the way. Many people love to hate Coldplay, blasting Martin, lead guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman and drummer Will Champion for making what some perceive to be watered-down, bland and overly commercial pop. Yet, that’s just another way of saying the band makes music that is suitable for mass consumption – and I think the Coldplay guys would be just fine with that description, since they seem to want to please as many people as possible.

 

On Friday night, during the first half of a two-night stand at HP Pavilion, the 35-year-old Martin, who is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow, went out of his way to show his gratitude to his fans.

 

“I know it is a pain to go to concerts these days,” said the vocalist-guitarist-pianist, noting the price of tickets and traffic as two of the prime pains. “All we can do is to give you everything we have (in return).”

 

The band would do just that as it rolled through an utterly professional 100-minute set that was filled with nearly two dozen solid songs and even more cool special effects – including a wonderful laser light show and three different performance spaces, which allowed multiple fans to get up-close views of the group.

 

Opening the show with the title track to “Mylo Xyloto,” and quickly continuing through such longtime fan favorites as “In My Place” and “The Scientist,” Coldplay went for broke on each tune. The band put equal emphasis on both its signature numbers, such as the breakthrough single “Yellow,” and relatively obscure cuts, such as “Lovers in Japan.”

 

While the performance level never varied, the quality of the actual material certainly did. Coldplay has a handful of truly magical compositions, which stand tall among the best alt-rock tunes of the last dozen years, and the ones performed live in San Jose certainly thrilled the 15,000-strong audience. The most memorable ones were the achingly beautiful “Fix You,” the undeniably grand “Viva La Vida” and, of course, “Clocks,” which still ticks with precision and power.

 

The players came across more like regular Joes than rock stars. Studied individually, the musicians often seem quite ordinary – there’s not a single flashy player in the bunch. Yet, the whole manages to feel so much greater than the sum of its parts.

 

That sense of synergy, even more so than a few confetti cannons, is what truly makes a Coldplay concert special.

 

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Just got home from the gig! I had a bad day including a counterfeit ticket! I was able to get 13th row on Guy's side though! My seat was right next to the X-stage, so I had a perfect view of everything. I was a little worried the crowd would be weak because for some reason in San Jose they always tend to be. Thankfully, I was very wrong, because the crowd was loud and wonderful! It was the great big sing-a-long a Coldplay show should have! Chris' vocals were wonderful tonight. Below are a few of the 200 hundred pictures I took. I will upload more later.

DSC00144.jpg

DSC00222.jpg

DSC00346.jpg

DSC00134.jpg

DSC00114.jpg

 

How did you manahe to make such good pictures? Are you allowed to take a good camera to the concert?

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MX/Hurts Like Heaven

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbcJEZB1Lak[/ame]

 

Lovers In Japan

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJbrmLxPmOU[/ame]

 

Don't Let It Break Your Heart

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc7B1Zs5aCk[/ame]

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I can't find any videos from 17 April that start at the beginning of Yellow, I did find videos from 18 April with the new intro. So probably since the 17th, for sure since the 18th.

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Yellow

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVVHj_dq-do[/ame]

 

Violet Hill

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmsxFqO1Rds[/ame]

 

Fix You

 

[ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl9EJ7NVmHw[/ame]

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