Coldplay dazzle with ‘Coloratura’ release (review)

In this crazy world, it’s true. I just want you. Ahh, me and Coldplay. We’ve got quite the history. They became my favorite band back in 2005, and remain at the top of that list to this day (sharing a spot with Jimmy Eat World, of course). They were the soundtrack of my youth. Everyone knew me as that one intensely devoted Coldplay fanatic. And … Continue reading Coldplay dazzle with ‘Coloratura’ release (review)

Mid-week news report: Coldplay album gets a release date, Lorde drops new single

Welcome to the Alternative Echo mid-week news report, where we bring you all the important stuff you missed in the past week while you were out livin’ your life. Here’s what we’ve learned in the last seven days: Coldplay announce next album, Music of the Spheres, with teaser trailer British band Coldplay will be releasing their ninth studio album on October 15, 2021. The teaser … Continue reading Mid-week news report: Coldplay album gets a release date, Lorde drops new single

Playlist: Sleeper

The sun is setting. There’s a chill in the air. Your eyelids are getting heavy. No, we’re not trying to hypnotize you. We’re just failing at yet another introduction. WAKE UP. Okay, now that you’re alert, bring it back down with this, the ultimate lull-yourself-to-sleep playlist. Don’t worry, it’s not all lullabies and ukulele praise band campfire songs. There’s some good stuff in here. Not … Continue reading Playlist: Sleeper

SOTD: ‘Gravity’ by Coldplay

I’m looking out the window of my bedroom on this dreary afternoon, greeted by grey skies and the occasional drizzle. It’s cold. I could turn on the heat, but I choose not to. Sometimes you want to shiver. There’s a lot of honesty that comes from gloomy days. Something about the weather makes us dig deep inside ourselves and pull out emotions we’ve kept hidden, … Continue reading SOTD: ‘Gravity’ by Coldplay

Coldplay’s ‘Hypnotised’ lives up to its name

In anticipation of their upcoming EP Kaleidoscope (out in June), Coldplay has released two brand new – and completely different – songs for our listening pleasure, the first being “Something Just Like This,” their collaboration with EDM duo The Chainsmokers. This song has seen hundreds of millions of plays on YouTube, as well as Spotify, thanks to the popularity of both groups and its ability to … Continue reading Coldplay’s ‘Hypnotised’ lives up to its name