Song of the Day #2,319: ‘Violet Hill’ – Coldplay

coldplayI haven’t listened to Coldplay’s Viva La Vida since I first bought it six years ago.

I had enjoyed their first two albums, 2000’s Parachutes and especially 2002’s A Rush of Blood to the Head, but 2005’s X&Y was a mixed bag.

Viva La Vida was met with critical raves for the most part, so I had high hopes. But my first listen was quite underwhelming and I never gave it a second.

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