Coldplay - Parachutes
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Based on 5 reviews
2000 Ratings: #46 / 107
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Based on 594 ratings
2000 Ratings: #74
Liked by 4 people
November 7, 2000 / Release Date
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Parlophone / Label
Pop Rock, Britpop / Genres
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Its like a time capsule to pre-9/11 America. I was barely crawling at that time, but it really makes me wonder on autumn nights what it was like then. Probably the same fear to some degree. I can feel it when I listen to this record, I just can't quite see it.
ill never get tired of listening to coldplay. this is one of their best albums. nostalgiiiiiiiiiiiaaaaaaa

1. spies
2. sparks
3. yellow
4. trouble
5. high speed
6. we never change
7. everything's not lost
8. life is for living (hidden track)
The Globe Is Spinning Too Fast Oh No
I’ve been listening to this album for over 3 years at this point, so I didn’t think it could grow on me even more, but it really managed to do it.

This is the kind of album that I can just come back to at any time, as I can connect with it no matter how I’m feeling, similarly to American Football’s LP3, while not as good as it. The sonics combined with the lyrics here, just like on LP3, make it extremely emotional, and I feel they’re both similarly underrated. But ... read more

Coldplay's debut record is a simple-sounding, stripped-back, and love-longing vignette about the lives of many who have trouble keeping up with the rapidly changing times of the world.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: Shiver, Yellow, Spies, Don't Panic, We Never Change, Sparks, Trouble, Parachutes
LEAST FAV: High Speed
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