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Coldplay singles
Vote for your LEAST FAVOURITE song
Yellow [ 2 ] ** [7.41%]
The Scientist [ 6 ] ** [22.22%]
Clocks [ 5 ] ** [18.52%]
Fix You [ 7 ] ** [25.93%]
Viva la Vida [ 7 ] ** [25.93%]
Total Votes: 27
  
Chez Wombat
post Jan 13 2020, 08:47 PM
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6. In My Place (12/28 votes, 42.86%)
A pretty predictable response given previous voting patterns, but the lead single from Rush of Blood to the Head falls before the final hurdle of the top 5, a quite incredible fifteen rounds after the last Rush... single went and they're still in a good place with two of their singles still with us. As the lead single from what would arguably be known as their definitive album, you could say In My Place really propelled them to stardom as it was their highest charting single at the time in the UK, peaking at number 2 (less embarassingly than Speed of Sound, it lost to Darius' Colourblind, a banger tbf), although you could certainly argue the other way too. Built around crashing drums and chiming guitars and anthemic chorus, it kept Parachutes' sound but upped the ante so acts as a first indication of the pop-rock, melodic stadium sound they were capable of, and this was also their highest charting at the time in the US as well as winning a Grammy. This has never been a massive favourite, but listening to it now, it really is rather lovely and beautifully melodic, a strong highlight, but I can't really complain at this placing as that top 5's just far too good.

6. In My Place (12/28 votes, 42.86%)
7. Trouble (12/26 votes, 48%)
8. Paradise (7/23 votes, 30.43%)
9. Speed of Sound (9/34 votes, 26.47%)
10. Talk (11/27 votes, 40.74%)
11. Violet Hill (6/26 votes, 23.08%)
12. Every Teardrop is a Waterfall (6/28 votes, 21.43%)
13. Midnight (7/25 votes, 28%)
14. Adventure of a Lifetime (10/28 votes, 35.71%)
15. Magic (7/29 votes, 24.14%)
16. A Sky Full of Stars (6/24 votes, 25%)
17. Princess of China (8/33 votes, 25.81%)
18. Orphans (9/28 votes, 32.14%)
19. Hymn for the Weekend (10/26 votes, 38.46%)
20. God Put a Smile Upon Your Face (12/38 votes, 32.43%)
21. Charlie Brown (10/34 votes, 10%) (18/28 votes in tiebreak)
22. Christmas Lights (10/34 votes, 10%) (19/28 votes in tiebreak)
23. Up&Up (11/34, 11%)
24. Shiver (7/31, 9.59%) (Less votes in previous rounds)
25. Lost! (7/31, 9.59%)
26. Everglow (13/31, 17.81%)
27. Life in Technicolor II (9/32, 14.06%)
28. Atlas (12/32, 18.75%)
29. Something Just Like This (w/ The Chainsmokers) (9/29, 14.06%)
30. Miracles (Someone Special) (w/ Big Sean) (11/29, 17.19%)

And here we are the top 5 ohmy.gif Wow, what a selection, this is gonna get competitive now. Let's have a good clean fight, you have until Thursday evening~
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post Jan 13 2020, 08:48 PM
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At last! Do you know how many rounds I’ve been trying to get rid of this!! laugh.gif
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post Jan 13 2020, 08:49 PM
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Also Fix You for the win!
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post Jan 13 2020, 08:49 PM
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This. Is. Painful.

I'm gonna go with Yellow, just purely as I haven't gone back to it as much as the others, but gosh it could easily change if I hear it again!
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post Jan 13 2020, 08:50 PM
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Yeah this is extremely painful now sad.gif had to go for 'Clocks' </3
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post Jan 13 2020, 08:59 PM
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Time to rid us of the over rated Fix You!
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post Jan 13 2020, 09:00 PM
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Going for Viva La Vida this time!
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post Jan 13 2020, 09:06 PM
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No baby no at what's currently leading. x

#voteclocks

Sad that 'In My Place' won the last round by so much but #6 is not too bad ~ I guess it's not quite as omnipresent a song as the rest of those remaining on the list (bar 'The Scientist').
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post Jan 13 2020, 09:07 PM
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Vote out Fix You! Totally over rated!
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Chez Wombat
post Jan 13 2020, 09:28 PM
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Only listen to that^ if you want a ban after this ohmy.gif

(shit, I knew I should've voted tactically)

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post Jan 13 2020, 09:34 PM
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QUOTE(Chez Wombat @ Jan 13 2020, 09:28 PM) *
Only listen to that^ if you want a ban after this ohmy.gif

(shit, I knew I should've voted tactically)

Don’t worry, I’ll unban you if you vote Fix You and Chez takes action tongue.gif
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post Jan 13 2020, 09:57 PM
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Clocks
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post Jan 13 2020, 10:11 PM
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Voted Clocks
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post Jan 13 2020, 10:12 PM
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fix you
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post Jan 13 2020, 10:18 PM
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BOO. Their best track sleep.gif 6th is decent I suppose.

Viva La Vida is so far below those others, get rid.
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post Jan 14 2020, 10:23 AM
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VLV for me again
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post Jan 14 2020, 11:53 AM
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How has the result got WORSE.
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post Jan 14 2020, 11:58 AM
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the scientist by a mile what the hell is this shit
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post Jan 14 2020, 12:38 PM
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Clocks
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post Jan 14 2020, 12:51 PM
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The Scientists for me.

Sad that VLV is leading this!
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