AOTY 2019

Parachutes

Coldplay - Parachutes
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2000 Ratings: #46 / 105
User Score
Based on 527 ratings
2000 Ratings: #60
November 7, 2000 / Release Date
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Parlophone / Label
Pop Rock, Britpop / Genres
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ThrowBackG
73
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.
smallpeeble
93
ill never get tired of listening to coldplay. this is one of their best albums. nostalgiiiiiiiiiiiaaaaaaa

faves:
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)
notanalt
65
The Globe Is Spinning Too Fast Oh No
KiteMan
90
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
TreyLikesBands
84
Great

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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Track List

  1. Don't Panic
  2. Shiver
  3. Spies
  4. Sparks
  5. Yellow
  6. Trouble
  7. Parachutes
  8. High Speed
  9. We Never Change
  10. Everything's Not Lost
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