Skip to main content

Coldplay: "We Know Our Lyrics are a Bit Shit"

Let's face it, Coldplay fall into that category of "bands people love to hate." Even if you like their music, it's fashionable to make fun of them as much as possible -- we're looking at you, Noel Gallagher.

That said, a recent quote from an interview with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin should provide ample ammunition for all the haters out there. Talking about the band's new album, Mylo Xyloto, Martin said of the track "Charlie Brown": "I know our lyrics are a bit shit, but (the ones for 'Charlie Brown') I like them a lot."

So there you have it.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.