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on March 25, 2014, 12:00pm
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Coldplay

Coldplay

For as generally inoffensive as this band’s music is, Coldplay really get people going. Maybe it’s Chris Martin and his chest-beating, twinkly eyed, second-coming-of-Bono earnestness. More likely, it’s the group’s overall sound—that soaring, stadium-ready rock that always skews bland, even when the fellas are dressing up like French revolutionaries and collaborating with sonic voyagers like Brian Eno.

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