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Read World Cafe Looks Back: Coldplay WXPN

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

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

Read Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2011

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

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

Read Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Has Mass Appeal

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

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

Read Coldplay: A Band Powered By Chemistry

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

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Hook; credit: Renato Guerreiro / flickr.com

Listen You Ask, We Answer: What's A Hook?

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.

Read The 50 Most Important Recordings Of The Decade: C-J

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

Listen Coldplay Accused Of Plagiarism ... Again

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

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Listen Plant, Krauss Win Big At Grammy Awards

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

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Listen Grammy Preview: Album Of The Year

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

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Listen Coldplay: Beyond Introspection WXPN

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

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Listen NPR Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2008

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

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Listen Did Coldplay Plagiarize Guitarist Joe Satriani?

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

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Listen The Year In Music From All Songs Considered

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

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Listen Coldplay, Bright Eyes, Laura Gibson

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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