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X&Y (Limited Edition, 180 Gram) (2 LP)

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2 X vinyl LP pressing of their 2005 third album. It was their third album to debut at #1 on the charts & was the best selling album in the world for 2005. Six singles were released from the album: “Speed of Sound”,.”Fix You”,”Talk”,”The Hardest Part”,”What If” & “White Shadows Many of the record’s songs clock in around the five-minute mark, revealing that the quartet feels no obligation to create short, snappy hits; instead they take their time establishing a resonant, anthemic atmosphere, most notably on the slowly building “Fix You.” It’s clear on X&Y that nothing about Coldplay needed to be fixed, since this album serves as a potent reminder of the band’s charms and talents.

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(Import) 2 X vinyl LP pressing of their 2005 third album. It was their third album to debut at #1 on the charts & was the best selling album in the world for 2005. Six singles were released from the album: “Speed of Sound”,.”Fix You”,”Talk”,”The Hardest Part”,”What If” & “White Shadows.

Although Coldplay was already big before A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD’s 2002 release, nothing could have prepared the British band for the album’s Grammy-garnering runaway success. In addition to becoming a full-blown rock star, frontman Chris Martin remained in the media spotlight through his marriage to actress Gwyneth Paltrow and the subsequent birth of the couple’s child. What followed for Coldplay was, reportedly, a difficult and lengthy recording process where the group tinkered extensively with their signature sound and eventually arrived back at square one. “Square One” is, in fact, where X&Y, the band’s third album, begins, with a subtle, dreamy keyboard line giving way to a barrage of razor-sharp guitar riffs and Martin’s plaintive vocals. In keeping with RUSH’s overall theme, the songs of X&Y aren’t simply catchy singles so much as engaging and meticulously crafted tracks that fit seamlessly together. Many of the record’s songs clock in around the five-minute mark, revealing that the quartet feels no obligation to create short, snappy hits; instead they take their time establishing a resonant, anthemic atmosphere, most notably on the slowly building “Fix You.” It’s clear on X&Y that nothing about Coldplay needed to be fixed, since this album serves as a potent reminder of the band’s charms and talents.

Tracklist

X1A Square One 4:47
X2A What If 4:57
X3A White Shadows 5:28
X1B Fix You 4:55
X2B Talk 5:11
X3B X&Y 4:34
Y1C Speed Of Sound 4:48
Y2C A Message 4:45
Y3C Low 5:32
Y1D The Hardest Part 4:25
Y2D Swallowed In The Sea 3:59
Y3D Twisted Logic 5:01
+ Til Kingdom Come 4:10

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Weight 25 oz
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 1 in
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