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Capone-N-Noreaga is a rap act that consists of Capone (Kiam Holley) and Noreaga (Victor Santiago). The two grew up in bad neighborhoods in Queensbridge and LeFrak City, and met each other in jail in 1992. Their debut album, The War Report, was released in 1997 while Noreaga was serving another prison sentence.
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Their debut album, The War Report, was released in 1997 while Noreaga was serving another prison sentence. Q Awards. The two grew up in bad neighborhoods in Queensbridge and LeFrak City, and met each other in jail in 1992. Mercury Music Prize. Capone-N-Noreaga is a rap act that consists of Capone (Kiam Holley) and Noreaga (Victor Santiago). Grammy Awards. MTV biography (http://www.mtv.com/bands/az/capone_noreaga/bio.jhtml). Q Awards.
NME Carling Awards. Grammy Awards. Brit Awards. Note: Unless otherwise stated, all releases are on the Parlophone label in the UK and Capitol in the US..
Coldplay will also be headlining Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Glastonbury festival. The band expects to tour 40 North American cities from late July to late Sepetmber. To accompany the third album, the band has announced a European tour, with dates in June and July. Coldplay's third album, titled X&Y will be released on 6 June 2005 in the UK. A new single "Speed Of Sound", is available on May 23, 2005.
In July 2003 the band recorded a live DVD and CD, Live 2003, at Sydney's Horden Pavilion. At the 2004 Grammy Awards, Coldplay earned Record of the Year honours for "Clocks". A Rush Of Blood To The Head won two trophies at the 2003 Grammy Awards. The band toured for over a year from June 2002 to September 2003, visiting 5 continents including co-headlining festival dates at Glastonbury festival, V2003, and Rock Werchter.
A Rush Of Blood To The Head was a best-seller and earned the band more critical accolades. For example, the charged opening track "Politik" was written days after the September 11 terrorist attacks. The album was generally considered to be musically and lyrically more mature and sophisticated. With much anticipation, Coldplay released their sophomore album, A Rush Of Blood To The Head in August 2002.
Parachutes was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in September 2000 and won for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2002 Grammy Awards. "Yellow" and "Trouble" earned regular airplay on radio on both sides of the Atlantic. Along with critical acclaim, Parachutes was sometimes criticised for bearing a strong resemblance to the music of Radiohead in their The Bends - OK Computer era. Coldplay released their first full-length album, Parachutes in July 2000.
With growing buzz across the United Kingdom and regular airplay from BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq, Coldplay was signed to Parlophone for their debut album. The band was eventually picked up by indie label Fierce Panda and subsequently released two EPs: The Blue Room and Brothers And Sisters. Most of the discs were given to record companies and friends; only 50 copies remained for sale to the public. On May 18, 1998 the band released 500 copies of Safety an EP release.
Harvey helped the band raise £200 needed to record a demo. Wanting more creative freedom, Martin recruited fellow student and childhood friend Phil Harvey to acts as band manager. By 1997, Coldplay was performing small club gigs for local Camden promoters. According to Chris Martin, "He (Tim) decided he didn't like the name any more because it was too depressing.".
Eventually, they took the name Coldplay from a
mutual friend, Tim who had his own band. Sharing a
mutual love for music, they formed a band and performed under the name Starfish. The four band members of the band met in the residence halls of University College London in September 1996.
The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocals, guitar, piano/keyboard), Jon Buckland (lead guitar, harmonica, backing vocals), Guy Berryman (bass), and Will Champion (drums, backing vocals). The band is known for their rock melodies and introspective lyrics. Coldplay is a rock band from London, United Kingdom. Keane.
Travis. Echo and the Bunnymen. Tom McRae. Doves.
Jeff Buckley. Radiohead. 2002 - Best Act in the World Today. 2003 - Best Video ("The Scientist").
2003 - Best Live Act. 2003 - Best Single ("Clocks"). 2003 - Best Act in the World Today. 2004 - Best Act in the World Today.
2000 - Parachutes. 2003 - A Rush Of Blood To The Head. 2005 - Best Long Form Music Video (Live 2003). 2000 - Best Album (Parachutes).
2002 - Best Album (A Rush Of Blood To The Head). 2001 - Session of the Year (BBC 1 Evening Session). 2001 - Best Single ("Yellow"). 2001 - Best New Artist.
2003 - Best LP (A Rush Of Blood To The Head). 2003 - Album of the Year (A Rush Of Blood To The Head). 2001 - Best Alternative Music Album (Parachutes). 2002 - Best Alternative Music Album (A Rush Of Blood To The Head).
2002 - Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal ("In My Place"). 2003 - Record of the Year ("Clocks"). 2001 - Best Group. 2003 - Best Album (Parachutes).
2001 - Best Group. 2003 - Best Album (A Rush Of Blood To The Head). "Remixes" (2003, UK only, limited to 1000 copies). "Mince Spies" (2001, released only to the pre-Parachutes Coldplay fan club, consists of a cover of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and a remix of Yellow, limited to 1000 copies worldwide).
"Speed Of Sound" (2005). UK). "God Put A Smile Upon Your Face" (2003, Europe only, excl. US).
"Clocks DVD Single" (2003, Worldwide, excl. US) #9 UK; #29 US. 2003: Worldwide, excl. "Clocks (2002: US Radio.
"The Scientist DVD Single" (2002, UK Only). "The Scientist" (2002, everywhere except US) #10 UK. "In My Place" (2002) #2 UK. UK - separate editions were sold in Denmark, France, and the Netherlands).
"Don't Panic" (2001, Europe only, excl. "Trouble" (2000) #10 UK. "Yellow" (2000) #4 UK. "Shiver" (2000, released on EMI Int'l in the US and Parlophone in the UK) #35 UK.
"Brothers and Sisters" (1999, released on the London based Fierce Panda label in the UK, Universal/Island in the US). Clocks (2003, a live EP, recorded in Rotterdam, Netherlands, comprising three separately-sold singles that go together in a large gatefold case, released on EMI international, limited production). Sparks (2000, never commercially released but promotional copies are widely available, contains a live version of Yellow and a B-side from The Blue Room). Trouble (2000 - a live EP, recorded in Norway, different from the single of the same name, Norway only, released on the EMI label).
The Blue Room (1999, released on EMI Int'l in the US and Parlophone in the UK). Safety (1998, released independently, UK only, limited to 500 copies). Coldplay - Back to the Start (Unofficial Documentary). Maximum Coldplay (Unofficial Documentary).
Live 2003 (2003, filmed live at Sydney's Horden Pavilion); #13 US album chart. X&Y (2005). A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002); #1 UK, #5 US. Parachutes (2000); #1 UK, #51 US.