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Chris Martin feels it all on Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories'
Chris Martin feels it all on Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories'

Before Imagine Dragons, before Foster the People, before Bastille and Passenger and Capital Cities, there was Coldplay: a rock band, more or less, combining anthemic choruses with mild electronic textures in songs designed to pluck heartstrings too hardy for pop. And before the separation that set off a tabloid frenzy, there was a relationship: the seemingly happy marriage between Chris Martin, Coldplay’s deep-feeling frontman, and Gwyneth Paltrow. In March the two posted a note on Paltrow’s website saying they’d decided to “consciously uncouple,” as they memorably phrased it. That’s a build-up and a breakdown, in other words, key developments that...

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