X & Y
2 x LP
2008 US re-issue on 180g 2xLP gatefold = Musically, Coldplay has never sounded more adventurous than they do on X & Y and they absolutely perfect making simplicity seem sublime here. The music shifts from intimate, quiet and personal to soaring clima...
Release date: 02-09-2008(Originally released in 2005)
2008 US re-issue on 180g 2xLP gatefold= Musically, Coldplay has never sounded more adventurous than they do on X & Y and they absolutely perfect making simplicity seem sublime here. The music shifts from intimate, quiet and personal to soaring climaxes that culminate in massive layered sounds which push back the band's own boundaries. The scale of Coldplay’s ambition is on full display as they've never been known to shy away from success and with the momentum they manage to accrue with each successive release, there's literally no stopping this band. packed in a gatefold sleeve cover.
A1 Square One (Guitar – Matt McGinn )
A2 What If
A3 White Shadows
B1 Fix You
C1 Speed Of Sound
C2 A Message
C3 Low(Synthesizer – Brian Eno )
D1 The Hardest Part
D2 Swallowed In The Sea
D3 Twisted Logic
D4 Til Kingdom Come
The sides are called XA, XB, YA and YB, the tracks are called X#A, X#B, Y#A and Y#B, where # stands for the track number.
Track D4 (not Y4B, it's just called +) is an unlisted track.
Recorded at Air Lyndhurst, Parr Street, CRC, Sarm West, Townhouse and The Hit Factory. Mixed at Quad N.Y. Mastered at Sterling Sound N.Y.
Extra info: gatefold
Label: Capital / EMI
Originally released: 2005
This release: 2008