It's easy to see why Coldplay have become the world's biggest band in less than a decade. Quite simply they've got brilliant songs and plenty of them - a knack for timeless melodies first displayed on Yellow which stretches to triumphant anthem Viva la Vida - THE soundtrack to pop music in 2008, writes the Herald Sun, in an extended live review.
It's harder to see why Chris Martin has such a problem with his own band; his constant self-criticism is instantly negated by the euphoric and emotional reaction that greeted Coldplay at last night's Rod Laver Arena show.
The show is simply brilliant – the best tour they’ve ever done and a remarkably user-friendly stadium concert. Despite all this Martin seemingly finds it harder to embrace his music than the fans do – he introduced his band as ''we are Coldplay and we’re one of England's premier soft rock bands'' last night.
Read the full article and see some excellent pictures at the Coldplay Live forum here
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