Please don’t give Coldplay any money.
Check out Elbow’s new album instead. It’s all the pop-rock goodness with only one third the pretension. You can hear a wide selection of Elbow songs at Hype Machine. Be sure to listen to their cover of Back to Black.
[photo] “Elbow-Brixton Academy” by Afraid of Ducks
Tangent: “Dinosaurs Learning to Ice Skate” would make a great Dave Barryesque band name.