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English singer-songwriter


Christopher Anthony John Martin is the lead vocalist, pianist and rhythm guitarist of the band Coldplay. He is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Chris Martin Info

Birth nameChristopher Anthony John Martin
Date of BirthMarch 2, 1977
Place of BirthExeter, Devon, England
Occupationsmusician, producer
GenresAlternative rock, art rock, post-Britpop
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar, mandolin, clarinet, trumpet, harmonica, bass, organ, glockenspiel, Keyboards
Years active1996–present
LabelsParlophone, Capitol
Associated actsColdplay
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 I met Barack Obama and he said: 'I have your songs on my iPod.' But I thought: 'I bet he says that to every pop star he meets. I can't get my head around the notion that the President would have any of my songs on his playlist. It's just too surreal, 
— Chris Martin couldn't believe when Barack Obama told him that he has his songs on his iPod / March 13, 2012
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 It's just something that we thought looked really good but everywhere we go around the world people pronounce it in the most crazy ways and we're beginning to regret it now. 
— Chris Martin saying Coldplay is beginning to regret naming their next album Mylo Xyloto / March 03, 2012
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 To be honest, most British bands have split up. Blur have gone, Pulp have gone, Take That are on holiday, we're the only British band left on the pitch! But we'll take that. 
— Chris Martin after Coldplay wins Best Group award in Brit Awards / February 21, 2012