Song of the Day #1,364: ‘Sparks’ – Coldplay

When Coldplay debuted in 2000, I had a far different image of them than I would several years later.

My first exposure was through the video for the band’s first U.S. single, ‘Yellow.’ In that clip, lead singer Chris Martin walks around on a dreary beach looking like a cross between a heroin addict and Gollum from The Lord of the Rings. At least that’s how I remember it.

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