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April 16, 2012 Hear a new interview about Mylo Xyloto, then revisit past appearances from the World Cafe vault.

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October 24, 2005 Chris Martin and his band Coldplay have found success again with the band's latest, X&Y.

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Interviews & Profiles

Coldplay's fifth album, Mylo Xyloto, comes out Oct. 25.

October 22, 2011 Members Chris Martin and Will Champion discuss the band's curiously named new album, Mylo Xyloto.

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December 29, 2008 Hear an interview with the massively successful English pop band on WXPN's World Cafe.

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November 16, 2009 Our 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from Kelly Clarkson to Jay-Z.

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December 15, 2008 See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.

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December 8, 2008 Hear a far-reaching roundtable discussion of the year's best albums and biggest surprises.

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November 16, 2006 A mash-up of Cuban rhythms and Coldplay; Los Angeles rapper Pigeon John; Atlanta art rock trio H...

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June 8, 2005 The much-awaited new CD from Coldplay; Electronic psychedelica from Kasabian; Indian high-tech r...

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October 7, 2002 Film score fun with Roger Roger; Celtic cantigas from Gerald Trimble; Canadian bluesman Michael ...

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Hook; credit: Renato Guerreiro / flickr.com

October 15, 2010 What is a song's "hook?" It's that part that sticks in your mind -- whether you want it to or not.

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May 11, 2009 In spite of Coldplay's success, the band has a nagging problem: three charges of plagiarism.

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February 9, 2009 Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won five Grammy Awards Sunday night.

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February 6, 2009 Tom Moon profiles the nominees for Album of the Year at Sunday's Grammy Awards.

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December 8, 2008 Author Timothy English weighs in on Satriani's allegation that Coldplay stole his song.

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Reviews

Coldplay's new album, Mylo Xyloto, is out this week.

October 24, 2011 The superstar rock band once again enlists the help of Brian Eno for its fifth album.

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December 15, 2008 See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.

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December 8, 2008 Hear a far-reaching roundtable discussion of the year's best albums and biggest surprises.

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June 22, 2005 Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews two new releases from Coldplay and Dressy Bessy.

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June 6, 2005 The third album from the British rock band Coldplay is called X&Y. Mike Jollett reviews it.

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More Stories

Justin Vernon, a.k.a. Bon Iver.

December 14, 2011 Though spring releases mostly held their ground, a few dark horses swooped into top slots.

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