The new Coldplay album - Viva La Vida

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A lot of hype about this, but after a couple of listens it still hasn't grabbed me.

Anyone here like it?
 

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I like it a lot. Did take me a few times to get into it, but that's always a good sign. Good album.
 

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Its over before its started, few good songs. My least favourtite of their 4 albums.
 

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Not a bad album, not as outstanding as the last two, but good nonetheless. :)
 

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rolfw said:
Not a bad album, not as outstanding as the last two, but good nonetheless. :)
I agree Rolf. Some of the words are quite moving and a few of the melodies aren't bad. I think they come across much better in a live performance as per the one on BBC which was very good.
 

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I love it, mainly for Viva la vida, Strawberry Swing, Violet hill and lovers in Japan. Only problem i have with it is that its rather short...
 

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I got it on Friday, and I think it's up there with A Rush of Blood to the Head, I really do. I'll admit it's short, but I think that's the beauty of it - you're not left with any filler or too much wayward experimentation, unlike in X&Y. "Viva la Vida" and "Violet Hill" are the best songs, although I think "Life in Technicolor" is my personally favourite.
 
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