Coldplay Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

Coldplay

Includes: 1 Digital booklet

Released on May 19, 2014 by Parlophone UK

Main artist: Coldplay

Genre: Pop/Rock > Rock

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Album : 1 disk - 9 tracks Total length : 00:42:33

  1. 1 Always In My Head

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Programmer - Coldplay, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Daniel Green, Producer, Choir, Keyboards, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Programmer, Drum Programmer - Jaime Sickora, Engineer - Jon Hopkin, Keyboards - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Matt Wigins, Engineer - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant - Colplay, Producer - Joe Visiano, Engineer Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  2. 2 Magic

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Programmer - Jaime Sickora, Engineer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  3. 3 Ink

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Synthesizer Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Programmer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Ted Jansen, Masterer - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  4. 4 True Love

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - John Metcalfe, Conductor, Strings - Timbaland, Drum Programmer - Chris Owens, Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Isobel Griffiths, Strings - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Programmer, Drum Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Davide Rossi, Strings - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer - Rick Simpson, Programmer - Jaime Sickora, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Matt Wigins, Engineer - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  5. 5 Midnight

    John Hopkins, Music - Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Midnight, Bass - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Bass - Jon Hopkins, Producer, Writer, Programming & Keyboards - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  6. 6 Another's Arms

    Mike Dean, Drum Programmer - Adam Miller, Assistant - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Drum Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer, Drum Programmer, Samples - Rik Simpson, Producer, Programmer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant - Tom Baily, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  7. 7 Oceans

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - John Metcalfe, Conductor - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Mixer, Engineer - Isobel Griffiths, Strings - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Paul Epworth, Producer, Synthesizer Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Daniel Green, Producer, Mixer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Mixer - Jon Hopkins, Programmer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

  8. 8 A Sky Full of Stars

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Chris Martin, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Drum Programmer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, Writer, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, Writer, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, Writer, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Tim Bergling, Producer, Writer, Programming & Keyboards - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer, Programming & Keyboards - Ted Jenson, Masterer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

  9. 9 O

    Adam Miller, Assistant - Tom Bailey, Assistant - Chris Owens, Additional Engineer - Olga Fitzroy, Engineer - Ted Jensen, Masterer - Chris Martin, Vocals, All Instruments - Mark 'Spike' Stent, Mixer - Paul Epworth, Producer - Coldplay, Producer, MainArtist - Guy Berryman, All Instruments - Will Champion, Vocals, All Instruments - Jonny Buckland, All Instruments - Nicolas Essig, Assistant - Jamie Sickora, Additional Engineer - Daniel Green, Producer, Programmer - Rik Simpson, Producer - Matt Wiggins, Engineer - Matt McGinn, Assistant - Christian Green, Assistant - Madeon, Sounds - Kyle Stevens, Assistant - Fiona Cruickshank, Assistant - Pablo Hernández, Assistant - Geoff Swan, Mixer - Joe Visciano, Additional Engineer - Bill Rahko, Assistant - John Prestage, Assistant - Jeff Gartenbaum, Assistant - Joseph Hartwell Jones, Assistant - Neil Lambert, Assistant - Roxy Pope, Assistant - Apple Martin, Vocals - Mabel Krichefski, Vocals - Moses Martin, Vocals Copyright : 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company. 2014 Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company.

About

Around the time Coldplay's sixth album, Ghost Stories, was scheduled for release, lead singer Chris Martin announced he was divorcing his wife, the actress Gwyneth Paltrow. In light of this news, it's hard not to see Ghost Stories as a breakup record, a romantic confessional written in the wake of a painful separation. Certainly, the album bristles with references to broken hearts and regrets, ruminations on how the past informs the present, its every song infused with an inescapable melancholy, but the album doesn't play like a deep wallow in sorrow. It is soft, even alluring, a soundtrack to a seduction, not a separation. Much of that feel comes from the record's smooth crawl forward, how it's never hurried and always accentuating its good side, but there's also a sense that Martin, or the band in general, is anxious to a hit a reset button, to slowly recede from the artiness of the Eno-encouraged excursions of the late 2000s and reconnect with the sweet, simple band responsible for Parachutes. Like any attempt to revive the past, it's hard to reconcile that those were indeed different times. As majestic as they sounded in 2000, there was no denying Coldplay were a basic rock band, anchored on six strings and rarely finding textures outside of the confines of an amplifier. Fourteen years later, keyboards are at the group's foundation, a significant shift accentuated by their succumbing to a hallmark of modern production: they have a producer for every track. Coldplay may not be forceful, but within their incessant politeness they do have a distinctive personality, one that shines through whatever tricks individual producers bring to the table. Stars that they are, they can afford to enlist EDM sensation Avicii and R&B stalwart Timbaland to color individual tracks (they're responsible for "A Sky Full of Stars" and "True Love," respectively), giving Ghost Stories a fleet electronic facility that undercuts Coldplay's reputation as a dogmatic rock band without ever suggesting the group is adventurous. It's a nifty trick, a record that skirts any accusation of stodginess yet still feels as comforting as a warm bath, which is why Ghost Stories never feels heartbroken. Often, it feels like the lament of the sensitive soul who just had his heart broken but won't let his pain detract him from picking up that pretty girl at the end of the bar. This may seem a contradiction but it also suits a band like Coldplay, who at this stage of their career quite clearly want to be everything to everybody. If your heart is shattered and you want to slide into self-pity, turn here. If you are feeling free and want to woo a new love, turn here. If you want to just enjoy every soft, supple turn a rock band could do, turn here. Coldplay are here for comfort, as Ghost Stories proves time and time again. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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With more than a century of experience in discovering and nurturing iconic recording artists, Parlophone is among the best known and most loved record labels in the world. The company joined the Warner Music Group family on July 1st, 2013. Originally founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company as Parlophon, the British arm of the label was formed in 1923 under the name Parlophone Records, which quickly developed an identity as a leading jazz label. In 1926, Parlophone was acquired by the Columbia Phonograph Company which, a few years later, merged with The Gramophone Company and became Electric and Musical Industries (EMI). George Martin joined Parlophon...

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