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More idiots should just shut their mouths.

More idiots should just shut their mouths.

I've never been cool and I don't really care about being cool. It's just an awful lot of time and hair gel wasted.

I've never been cool and I don't really care about being cool. It's just an awful lot of time and hair gel wasted.

I don't drink, I don't take drugs, I don't smoke. ---->>>

Anyone who criticises me for talking about fair trade is a few pebbles short of a beach. Because everyone should care about it, just like everyone should care about the environment, because we all live here. ---->>>

Coldplay fans are the best in the world. If you like Coldplay then you're obviously very intelligent and good looking and all-around brilliant. ---->>>

Music comes from a place we don't know. ---->>>

I think that the fact that a relationship becomes public is a bit of a bummer. Because it can distract from the real reason why you're together, which is that you just like each other. ---->>>

If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more. ---->>>

A band's only unique thing is its chemistry, especially if none of you are prodigious players or particularly handsome. The one thing you have is your uniqueness, so we hold on to that. ---->>>

Well, once we finish something, I can't really listen to it because all I hear are problems. ---->>>

I just want to make the best music of all time with my best friends. ---->>>

Celebrity culture has gone crazy, and I think the reason is that real news is just not bearable, and it also seems impossible to change anything. ---->>>

I do worry - a lot. ---->>>

Anything that we think is incredible and beautiful and wonderful, we ascribe to something that we don't know what it is. ---->>>

I don't speak particularly well. That's one of the consequences of being extremely ugly. ---->>>

You gotta wear the right trousers if you're gonna be a rock star. ---->>>

Although it's painful at the time, most of the things that people have said about us negatively - some of them are true and you can work on them, and the ones that you don't agree with, you don't work on. ---->>>

I do an hour's yoga and go running every day. Then I see a picture of myself and I still look like a skinny, potbellied idiot - and I thought I had turned into this superhunk! ---->>>

The goal is to try and make the perfect song. Which of course will never happen. ---->>>

Anything where we're the butt of the joke, no one tells us about it. ---->>>

We rely more on enthusiasm than actual skill. Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically and people will like it more. ---->>>

You can never say you're big - I don't think you can ever take anything like that for granted. ---->>>

Sometimes we have criticism that is very constructive. ---->>>

When you're on your fifth album, you are going to be judged against all your previous work and expectations. ---->>>

I could be walking down the street one minute and get a handshake and then get spat on the next. I'm never sure whether to wear gloves or a helmet. ---->>>

I never talk about my wife: we're both in public professions but we try to keep our private life private. ---->>>

I personally really like getting a proper album with artwork and everything. ---->>>

Looking after your ears is unfortunately something you don't think about until there's a problem. ---->>>

There comes a point where it doesn't matter how many zeroes are at the end of your bank account. ---->>>

Well, I don't like the word 'rock star,' the two words, 'rock star.' Not even 'soft rock star. Not even limestone star. I don't like those words. ---->>>

Even though the album is an endangered species, can we try and make a coherent and good one, even if it's like making a horse and cart at a Nascar conference? ---->>>

Everyone asks me about being so worried or thinking about existence as if I'm the only person who can't understand why a tree grows the way it does or why a person is in power when they're not that great. These are questions everyone has. ---->>>

Record sales don't really mean anything. For us, the pressure is imagining some 15-year-old kid in Cincinnati who buys our album and doesn't feel like he wasted his pocket money. ---->>>

Before our albums are released I feel like we still own it, that we have control over our music. But once it's out there in the world it's no longer ours. ---->>>

I think it's part of being English, particularly if you are middle-class - you're always looking to be reminded that you are no good and you are always actually embarrassed about being successful. ---->>>

It's more egalitarian on the Internet - anyone can put anything up. But in terms of the money it takes to allow a band to get good, there's less of it to invest. ---->>>

What makes us a bit nervous is, in this instant age, to release something that might take more than one listen. Where everything is instantly judged on YouTube or something! It's a bit like releasing a horse and cart on a racetrack. ---->>>

You can sometimes get your own feelings across more strongly if you pretend that you're singing it from someone else's angle. But it's always from me. It's just a new way of framing it. ---->>>

I don't mind not being cool. ---->>>

Some people misconstrue our band just to be a commercial venture. ---->>>

I've had tinnitus for about ten years, and since I started protecting my ears it hasn't got any worse - touch wood. ---->>>

You know, it's possible for two humans to be in a relationship without there needing to be some public reason for that relationship. ---->>>

I can't believe we've got away with becoming this huge band. And we still haven't done anything I think is that good yet. ---->>>

I get more people approaching me about how good I was in 'Napoleon Dynamite' than being in Coldplay. ---->>>

I have my moments - usually twice every album - when I basically lose it. ---->>>

I know being on a major label is meant to be antiquated, but we're fine with it. ---->>>

Being such a big band is never a problem but it can be distracting. ---->>>

I think shareholders are the great evil of this modern world. ---->>>

I think we're a band with a lot of history now so it's nice to come up with something that doesn't have any history at all. ---->>>

It's difficult when you're successful, to admit that you need help. ---->>>

I'm just a public-schoolboy. I've got a degree. I'm from a middle-class family in Devon. I've got no story. ---->>>

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run, as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will become unable to produce anything. ---->>>

So I have probably 1,200 little bits of paper with notes, which when the Ambien really starts to kick in, don't really make much sense. Say what you like about prescription drugs, but they do help when you're sequencing a record. ---->>>

I don't actually own a car. ---->>>

There's a reason why people who've had bad relationships with their parents listen to angry stuff.

There's a reason why people who've had bad relationships with their parents listen to angry stuff.

I always dream about other musicians. And they're never interested in hanging out with us. It's like being at school and the bigger boys don't want to play with you! ---->>>

I'm competitive with anyone who writes a good song - I don't care if it's a band or solo artist or whoever. ---->>>

Maybe it's because I'm English, but in terms of how people perceive us I only pick up on the negative side of it. ---->>>

Music is split up now into little pockets.

Music is split up now into little pockets.

We aren't cool and never will be.

We aren't cool and never will be.


Nationality: American
Born: 03-02, 1977
Birthplace: in The United States
Occupation: Musician

Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder and lead singer of the British rock band Coldplay. Born in Whitestone, near Exeter in Devon, Martin went to University College London where he formed a rock band with fellow musician Jonny Buckland in 1996 called Starfish, which was eventually renamed Coldplay in 1998 (wikipedia)