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Album’s Singles Review: “X&Y” by Coldplay

X&Y (album)
Coldplay became successful with their first two studio albums “Parachutes” and “A Rush of Blood to the Head”. The band finally released their third studio album “X&Y”. The tracks off the record as usual has alternative rock sounds with some melancholic tunes. The album became the band’s first number 1 album in the US, and it also became a top seller worldwide.

Speed of Sound
“Speed of Sound” was the first single from the Coldplay album “X&Y”. The track is an alternative rock song and British rock is evident on it. It reached number 8 in the US, their first top 10. In the UK, it reached number 2.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10

Fix You
“Fix You” was released as the second single of “X&Y”. The song gives a sense of encouragement in a melancholic way with the song’s sound. It is one of my favorite Coldplay song and from my favorite from the album. It went to number 4 in United Kingdom and number 54 in the United States.
Rate: 9.0 out of 10

“Talk” became the third release for the album “X&Y”. It is an alternative song which was one of the best releases from the album. It reached number 10 in United Kingdom and number 86 on Billboard Hot 10.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10

The Hardest Part
“The Hardest Part” was released as the fourth single off “X&Y”. The alternative track which was in a slow register was not released as an official single im United Kingdom. It managed to chart in a number of countries. In United States, it failed to chart im Hot 100, but it did in component charts.
Rate: 7.5 out of 10

White Shadows
“White Shadows” was the last single of “X&Y”. The song is a nice rock song from the British band. It failed to chart in different countries despite being a good song.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia
Video from YouTube / Coldplay Official