Coldplay Information

Members of the Band




Chris Martin – Vocalist
Jonny Buckland – Guitarist
Guy Berryman - Bassist
Will Champion – Drummer, backing vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist
Phil Harvey – Band manager

History of Band




The band started in 1996
Originally had two members (Chris and Jonny) and was named Pectoralz
Guy joined and they changed their name to Starfish
Renamed themselves Coldplay in 1998
Achieved worldwide fame from their single ‘Yellow’ which was released in 2000

Band Albums
 Ode to Deodorant / Brothers + Sisters – 1998
 Parachutes - 2000
 A Rush of Blood to the Head - 2002

 Live 2003 – 2003
 X&Y - 2005
 The Singles 1999-2006 – 2007
 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - 2008
 LeftRightLeftRightLeft - 2009
 Mylo Xyloto - 2011
 Coldplay Live - 2012
 4 CD Catalogue Set - 2012
 Ghost Stories – 2014

Information about the members of Coldplay
Chris Martin
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Born in 1977 on the 2 March in Whitestone
From England
Eldest of five children
Is a singer-songwriter
Lead vocalist in Coldplay
Can play the Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, organ,
harmonica, mandolin, trumpet, clarinet, glockenspiel, and percussion

Jonny Buckland
o Born in 1977 on the 11 September in Islington
o From England
o Motivated to Pantymwyn, North Wales when he was four

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o He is a guitarist
o He was influenced by The Stone Roses, Ride, George Harrison, U2, and My Bloody
Valentine
o Can play the electric guitar, acoustic guitar, sitar, lute, mandolin, vocals, piano,
keyboards, saxophone
Guy Berryman
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Born in 1978 on the 12 April in Scotland
From Scotland
Guy is left handed but plays the bass right handed
He is a bassist
Guy is divorced and has one daughter, Nico who is 8
He can play the bass guitar, double bass, cello, acoustic guitar, electric
guitar, vocals, mandolin, piano, keyboards, drums, trumpet, French horn, santoor,
percussion, yangqin

Will Champion
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Born in 1978 on the 31 July in Southampton
He is from England
He was the first Coldplay member to marry
He is a drummer
When he was young he was influenced by Tom Waits, Nick Cave and traditional Irish
folk music
o He can play drums, vocals, percussion, timpani, glockenspiel, vibraphone, gong, bells,
chimes acoustic guitar, bass guitar, resonator, banjo, violin, piano, keyboards, and
recorder.

Band Tour Itinerary
First Week
6am
1st

8am

10am

Arrive in Unpack + Tour of
Brisbane Breakfast City

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12pm

2pm

4pm

6pm

Lunch

Auto
Graphs

Rest

Practise Dinner

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8pm

10pm

12pm

Games

Bed

Chelsea & Clare

2nd Practise

Breakfast Rehearsal Lunch

Movie

Rehearsal Dinner

3rd

Sleep-in

Breakfast Interview

Lunch

Shopping

Shopping

4th

Sleep in

Unpack+ Tour of
Breakfast City

Lunch

Continued Rest
Tour

5th

Practise

Breakfast Rehearsal Lunch

6th

Sleep in

Breakfast Practise

Fund
Raising
Event
Rehearsal Lunch

7th

Sleep In

Breakfast Interview

Interview

Lunch

Performance Performance Pack
up

Dinner+ Plane to
Pack
Sydney

Arrival

Unpack

Dinner

Practise

Rest

Bed

Auto
Graphs

Dinner

Practise

Movie

Bed

Set-Up

Dinner

Performance Performance Pack
up

Auto
graphs

Dinner+ Plane to
Pack
Melbourne

Arrival

Unpack

Second Week
6am

8am

10am

12pm

2pm

4pm

8th

Sleep in Breakfast Tour of
Lunch
Melbourne

Continued Auto
Tour
Graphs

9th

Wakeup

Lunch

6pm

8pm

10pm

12pm

Sport

Dinner

Social Event

Sleep

Breakfast Practise

Practise

10th Sleepin

Breakfast Interview

Autographs Lunch

LunaPark

Packup

Flight to
Adelaide

Arrival

Unpack

11th Sleepin

Breakfast Tour of
City

Continued
tour

Lunch

Practise

Games

Dinner

Social

Sleep

12th Practise Breakfast Rehearsal

Lunch

Practise

Set-up

Dinner

Performance Performance Packup

13th Sleepin

Breakfast Autographs

Lunch

Pack

Plane to
Brisbane

Arrival

Dinner

Unpack

Sleep

14th Sleepin

Breakfast Album
release

Lunch

Pack

Plane to
England

Plane

Plane

Plane

Plane

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Rehearsal Dinner Performance Performance Pack+Setup
up

Chelsea & Clare