… It’s the band’s anguished professions of supposed political concern, while simultaneously indulging the rampant self-pity of the most cosseted, comfortable constituency of music fans the world has ever known â€“ that’s the most irritating aspect of Coldplay. Rock’n’roll used to be a rallying cry, a clarion call; now, in their hands, it’s just a palliative.
Right. Can these be the last words we hear about this unbelievably non-band? I managed to lose my incoherent monologue imagining Gwyneth and Chris indulging in an earnest, healthy, dessicated act of procreation, so I think that’s a yes.