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X Marks The Spot [HIDDEN TRACK]

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I think we are too prejudiced towards the song.On my first/second listen im like wtf is this crap my heart boom baboom boom and some nonsensical tune,im gonna skip this track alot...but after a few listens and looking at the lyrics singing along with it,is it bad that i actually like the song now,glad they added it in the album.

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This is why genres are a curse they create boundaries for music. Trapping the bands in them to a set sound. And after all its just air moving around that is pleasing to the ear.

 

I like how you phrased it hehe I totally agree. This can be extended to any "mental box" we like to put things into, even people. Its find to try to define something or someone but there is always the risk that the definition becomes a cage...so yeah I totally get that they want to write free of the "traditional" boundaries.

 

I think we are too prejudiced towards the song.On my first/second listen im like wtf is this crap my heart boom baboom boom and some nonsensical tune,im gonna skip this track alot...but after a few listens and looking at the lyrics singing along with it,is it bad that i actually like the song now,glad they added it in the album.

 

Glad you are starting to like it. I dont feel so alone anymore haha But hold on a second..."looking at the lyrics"?? Where are they? I cant find them on my lyric sheet and I so want to check them out.

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THE track of the album that is predominantly stuck in my head. It sneaks its way in there. I got up three days in a row now, humming it. :D

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Yeah army of one is defiantly my least favourite on the album. I can't remember anything about it either. But it's definitely not as bad as like Always in my Head

 

Finally someone who doesn't like AIMH either ! I knew I was not the only one :D

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People are taking this track way too seriously. I like it, but in a more ironic way. This is a hidden track, it's supposed to have a fun/surprise element to it. To me it nicely envelops the theme of the album: trying to make your dreams come true. Maybe making this kind of track was always a little dream of theirs, and I'm sure the whole band is aware that it's more fun than cool.

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Finally someone who doesn't like AIMH either ! I knew I was not the only one :D

Yeah honestly you think army of one is the most forgettable track in Coldplay history... AIMH is about 1794729492 more forgettable and let's not even talk about the vocals and generally everything lol

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Yeah honestly you think army of one is the most forgettable track in Coldplay history... AIMH is about 1794729492 more forgettable and let's not even talk about the vocals and generally everything lol

 

Well AIMH is very forgettable but at least I know it in the meantime, while I still can't remember almost anything about Army Of One after many listens.

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Well AIMH is very forgettable but at least I know it in the meantime, while I still can't remember almost anything about Army Of One after many listens.

Army of One isn't too too bad I suppose, I honestly like this album more than GS, also probably more than MX. Music aside its just done ... Better.

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I like how you phrased it hehe I totally agree. This can be extended to any "mental box" we like to put things into, even people. Its find to try to define something or someone but there is always the risk that the definition becomes a cage...so yeah I totally get that they want to write free of the "traditional" boundaries.

 

 

 

Glad you are starting to like it. I dont feel so alone anymore haha But hold on a second..."looking at the lyrics"?? Where are they? I cant find them on my lyric sheet and I so want to check them out.

 

Just google Coldplay X Marks The Spot Lyrics!

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Finally someone who doesn't like AIMH either ! I knew I was not the only one :D

I dislike AIMH too...And i could not understand why people compared Amazing Day to AIMH during its debut,and saying that AIMH is the better song...

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When I first heard this song I thought it was the worst song I ever heard. But now it's annoyingly growing on me. It's stuck in my head lol. It's not that bad.

 

Ba boom ba Boom boom

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Even whenever I click on this thread, the song starts playing in my head..."I put my hands up to the sky...feeling alive". Its so addictive haha

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I swear this track really has polarized the fans! They succeeded in one aspect xD

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"My heart goes boom bo-boom boom" :cool:

 

Lol but anyway i won't let one song ruin the album for me ....... thank god it was hidden

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"My heart goes boom bo-boom boom" :cool:

 

I actually find it interesting that such a carefree even funny lyric appear on such a somber track. I find the song to have a dark feeling to it, juxtaposed with strangely upbeat lyrics.

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I actually find it interesting that such a carefree even funny lyric appear on such a somber track. I find the song to have a dark feeling to it, juxtaposed with strangely upbeat lyrics.

Similar to Major Minus feeling i guess

Also I remember one of the coldplayers here said that Chris enjoyed making this track ....... Well !

Let's say i still have faith in LP8 :p

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Also I remember one of the coldplayers here said that Chris enjoyed making this track ....... Well !

 

Interesting. I was wondering if they got asked about this track in any of the interviews. None that I´ve seen so far mentioned it.

Major Minus is a dark-ish track to me both lyric an music wise, albeit rocky hehe

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Wouldn't be the first time lyrics and melody/vibe are diametral - best example is Viva La Vida ! :)

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This really is not a bad song, but it does feel like an amateurish track with some A-grade production thrown on top. Still dig the vibe.

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"X Marks The Spot"

 

(So I reach for it)

 

Stare into darkness, staring at doom

My heart go boom, bo-boom boom

Stare into darkness, admit defeat

Coming home and I'm finding no peace

 

And I know, and I know and I know

I know I'm out of luck

And I know, and I know and I know

I know what you've got

 

I put my hands up to the sky, the feeling is like

I've got a rocketship that I want to ride

I put my hands up to the sky, the feeling is like

Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

 

(So I reach for it) Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

(So I reach for it)

 

Stare into darkness, staring at doom

You make my heart go boom, bo-boom boom

Superhero, a masterpiece

Been innocent but a sinner in me

 

And I know, and I know and I know

I know I'm in luck

And I know, and I know and I know

I know when I'm not

 

I just put my hands up to the sky, I'm feeling like

I've got a rocketship that I want to ride

I put my hands up to the sky, the feeling is like

Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

 

I just put my hands up to the sky, the feeling is like

I've got a rocket, eyes on the prize

I put my hands up to the sky, I'm gonna find

Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

 

(So I reach for it) Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

(So I reach for it) Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

(So I reach for it) And I know, and I know, and I know

(So I reach for it) I know what I've got

X marks the spot

 

I just put my hands up to the sky, I'm feeling like

I've got a rocketship that I want to ride

I put my hands up to the sky, the feeling is like

Wherever you are, I'll find that treasure

[repeat]

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wtf?!

 

 

 

except the first verse. it makes some sense.

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I hear it a bit differently:

 

I just put my hands up to the sky, feeling alive/alight?

I put my hands up to the sky, Im gonna fly

I put my hands up to the sky, its alright

 

I know I know I know Im in love?

 

I wish they released official lyrics to this. :/

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Back when the designs for the Global Citizen Festival shirt were released, we all started speculating if any of the symbols would have something to do with the new album. Looking back again, I do see an X marking a spot...a13907be561b90479ccc31c73fa7f92b.jpg

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Back whe the designs for the Global Citizen Festival shirt were released, we all started speculating if any of the symbols would have something to do with the new album. Looking back again, I do see an X marking a spot...a13907be561b90479ccc31c73fa7f92b.jpg

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