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Parachutes
Parachutes cover
Studio album by Coldplay
Released July 10, 2000 (UK); November 7, 2000 (US)
Recorded November 1999 - May 2000 at Orinoco Studios, London, England;
Parr Street Studios, Liverpool, England
Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales
Matrix Wessex Studios, London, England
Genre Alternative rock
Pop
Length 41:50
Label Parlophone
Producer(s) Coldplay
Ken Nelson
Chris Allison (Track 8 only)
Professional reviews
Coldplay chronology
Parachutes
(2000)
A Rush of Blood to the Head
(2002)

Parachutes is the debut album by English rock band Coldplay, released on July 10, 2000 in the UK and on November 7 in the U.S., making it the only Coldplay album to have a delayed release in America. Parachutes quickly shot to number one in the United Kingdom, staying in the top ten for thirty-three weeks. This is an album cover. ... A Studio Album is an album of regular studio recordings. ... Coldplay are an English rock band from London. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Liverpool skyline. ... Monmouth (Welsh: Trefynwy) is a town in south Wales, county town of the traditional county of Monmouthshire. ... This article is about the country. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Alternative rock (also called alternative music[1] or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Parlophone is a record label which was founded in Germany prior to World War I by the Carl Lindstrom Company. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Ken Nelson is a British record producer. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... For other uses, see NME (disambiguation). ... A typical example of Pitchforks main page, as of 12-12-06 Pitchfork Media, usually known simply as Pitchfork and occasionally shortened to P4K or pfork,[1] is a United States-based daily Internet publication devoted to music criticism and commentary, music news, and artist interviews. ... Q is a music and entertainment magazinepublished monthly in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links 4_stars. ... Robert Christgau (sometimes abbreviated in print to Xgau), born April 18, 1942, is an American essayist, music journalist, and rock critic. ... This article is about the magazine. ... Image File history File links 3. ... Coldplay are an English rock band from London. ... A Rush of Blood to the Head is the second album by British rock band Coldplay, first released by Parlophone in August 2002 (see 2002 in music). ... A debut album is the first released record album by an artist or a band. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Coldplay are an English rock band from London. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ...


The album produced four hit singles: "Shiver", "Yellow", "Trouble", and "Don't Panic". In the United States, the album peaked at fifty-one on the Billboard 200, eventually selling over two million copies. Shiver is the first single from Coldplays first album, Parachutes. ... Yellow is the breakthrough single that earned Coldplay international recognition. ... Trouble is the third single from Coldplays debut album Parachutes. ... Dont Panic is the fourth single from Coldplays debut album, Parachutes. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ...


Parachutes was placed #14 in Channel 4's 100 greatest albums of all time. In 2006 the album was placed #33 in NME's 100 greatest British albums. Still, Chris Martin said that Coldplay looks beyond Parachutes. "We know that's terrible music," he said, "and we always try to think about what we can do next."[1] It has been suggested that Channel Four Television Corporation be merged into this article or section. ... For other uses, see NME (disambiguation). ...


The song "Sparks" was featured in the movie "Wedding Crashers". Wedding Crashers is a 2005 comedy film, directed by David Dobkin. ...

Contents

Album information

Most of the album was recorded at Liverpool's Parr Street Studios, with a total of nine to ten weeks of actual recording, interrupted by two mini-tours. However, "High Speed" was recorded with interim producer Chris Allison over Summer 1999 at Orinoco Studios, London.[2] Liverpool skyline. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


Parachutes was recognized to have an alternative rock sound similar to alt-rock band Radiohead in their The Bends-OK Computer era. In fact, it has been suggested that the album's commercial success was due in part to a portion of Radiohead's audience being alienated by the band's experimental and more electronic-influenced Kid A album.[3][4] Alternative rock (also called alternative music[1] or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. ... Radiohead are an English rock band from Oxfordshire, initially formed by school friends in 1985. ... The Bends, released in 1995, is the second full length album by English rock band Radiohead. ... OK Computer is the third album by the British rock band Radiohead. ... Kid A is the fourth studio album by the English band Radiohead, released in 2000, on September 27 in Japan, October 2 in the United Kingdom and October 3 in North America. ...


Lush and often quiet, the music in Parachutes is quite removed from the pop/rock anthems that would dominate Coldplay's later works, especially X&Y. The folksy, easy listening feel of the album is the only one of its kind in the band's discography, and most songs here, such as "High Speed", "We Never Change" and the title track, are driven by acoustic guitars, subtly layered electric parts, and delicate piano melodies. More upbeat tracks like "Shiver" and "Yellow" employ louder guitar riffs, albeit never entering the genre of 'hard rock'. This proved to be rather unique at its time, as the British music scene was just emerging from the 90's, wherein the crunching guitar songs of bands such as Oasis reigned. However, the highest selling UK album of the previous year had been The Man Who, by the Scottish rock band Travis. Coldplay was seen to benefit from the path Travis had paved, subsequently eclipsing the band in popularity. X&Y is the third album by English rock band Coldplay, released in England on June 6, 2005 and in North America on June 7. ... This is a discography for the British band Coldplay. ... This is a summary of music in the United Kingdom during the decade of the 1990s. ... Oasis are an English rock band, formed in Manchester in 1991. ... The Man Who is the second album by the Scottish rock band Travis, and the album that brought them into international recognition. ... Travis is an indie rock band from Glasgow, comprising Fran Healy, Dougie Payne, Andy Dunlop and Neil Primrose. ...

A picture from the Parachutes inner sleeve.
A picture from the Parachutes inner sleeve.

The album's third track "Spies" drew some attention from the Chinese government, who interpreted it as an anti-Communist song. This led to the album being banned in the country. Guitarist Jon Buckland comments, "We've been banned in China because of the song 'Spies'. Very strange."[5] Image File history File links Coldplayparachutessleeve. ... Image File history File links Coldplayparachutessleeve. ... Jon Buckland, from Live 2003 DVD Jonathan Mark Buckland (born 11 September 1977), known as Jon or Jonny Buckland, is the lead guitarist of the band Coldplay. ...


The album's cover features a photograph of a globe personally taken by the band with a disposable Kodak camera. The globe had been purchased from WH Smith for £10; it was featured in the "Shiver" and "Don't Panic" music videos, and also accompanied the band on their tours.[6] Antarctica Oceania Africa Asia Europe North America South America Middle East Caribbean Central Asia East Asia North Asia South Asia Southeast Asia SW. Asia Australasia Melanesia Micronesia Polynesia Central America Latin America Northern America Americas C. Africa E. Africa N. Africa Southern Africa W. Africa C. Europe E. Europe N... Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) is a large multinational public company producing photographic equipment. ... The entrance to a small WH Smith store in York train station This article is about the retail chain; for people of that name, see William Henry Smith. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ...


Track listing

All songs written by Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin.

  1. "Don't Panic" – 2:17
  2. "Shiver" – 4:59
  3. "Spies" – 5:18
  4. "Sparks" – 3:47
  5. "Yellow" – 4:29
  6. "Trouble" – 4:30
  7. "Parachutes" – 5:10
  8. "High Speed" – 4:14
  9. "We Never Change" - 4:09
  10. "Everything's Not Lost" – 7:15
    • "Life Is for Living"*
  11. "Careful Where You Stand"† – 4:45
  12. "For You"† – 5:42

* Hidden track contained within "Everything's Not Lost" from 5:39.
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Awards

Year Award Category
2000 Q Awards Best Album
2001 Brit Awards Best British Album
2002 Grammy Awards Best Alternative Music Album
Music sample:
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Release details

The album was released in various countries.

Country Date Label Format Catalogue
United Kingdom July 10, 2000 Parlophone 12" limited edition 7243 5277831
CD 7241 5 27783 2 4
Japan August 9, 2000 Toshiba-EMI CD TOCP 65472
Canada September 19, 2000 Parlophone CD 7241 5 27783 2 4
United States November 7, 2000 Capitol Cassette 0 6700 30162
CD 0 6700 30162 2 3

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References

  1. ^ Coldplay's Martin Lobbies for Fair Trade. Salon.com (13 July 2006). Retrieved on 2006-12-18.
  2. ^ Ken Nelson on recording Parachutes [1]
  3. ^ nMusic Review - Parachutes[http://www.2walls.com/REVIEWS/MUSIC/coldplay.asp
  4. ^ Music For Late Night Retrospection[2]
  5. ^ Jon Buckland. Bernie's Coldplay Site. Retrieved on 2006-12-18.
  6. ^ Roach, Martin (2003). Coldplay: Nobody Said It Was Easy. Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-9810-8.

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Coldplay
Chris Martin | Jonny Buckland | Guy Berryman | Will Champion
Ken Nelson
Discography
Studio Albums: Parachutes | A Rush of Blood to the Head | X&Y
Live albums and EPs: Safety EP | Brothers & Sisters EP | The Blue Room EP | Trouble Live EP | Live 2003
Compilations: Castles | The Singles 1999-2006
Singles: "Ode to Deodorant" | "Brothers & Sisters" | "Shiver" | "Yellow" | "Trouble" | "Don't Panic" | "In My Place" | "The Scientist" | "Clocks" | "God Put a Smile upon Your Face" | "Speed of Sound" | "Fix You" | "Talk" | "The Hardest Part | "What If"
Tours
A Rush of Blood to the Head Tour | Twisted Logic Tour
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