NOW 71: Coldplay – Viva La Vida

Speaking to The Times about his play Mood Music, about songwriters in dispute over a hit, writer Joe Penhall noted about rock stars: ‘If you mitigate inappropriate behaviour from people with dysfunctional backgrounds, you end up with happy, well-adjusted, well-connected, wealthy, bland rock stars. You end up with Coldplay.’ The age of the rockstar, wrote … Continue reading NOW 71: Coldplay – Viva La Vida