View Full Version : To anyone who thinks they are coldplay know it alls
08-11-2002, 05:25 AM
how did the band come up with their name? i heard it was from a children's poem or from a neighbor named tim. can some one tell me specifics. simply curious. thanx
08-11-2002, 06:29 AM
It was actually the name of another band from University College and they didn't want it, so Chris & co. took it. I think that's how it went... :?
"We all lived in the same building and we took the name 'Coldplay' from Tim, one of our other flatmates who also had a band. He decided he didn't like the name any more because it was too depressing," says Martin.
there you go :wink:
08-11-2002, 09:51 AM
i lived with a guy called Tim once - he was different :D
08-11-2002, 02:28 PM
08-11-2002, 02:29 PM
08-11-2002, 03:49 PM
that's cool. I never saw that before.
But yeah, technically the name came from both. The play and their friends band. And I don't think the name is depressing at all. In fact, I'd go so far as to say it's one of the best band names out there.
08-11-2002, 05:11 PM
better than starfish :shock:
08-11-2002, 06:41 PM
Where did you find that Ian?? :shock:
Yes, starfish is worse, or Hooties & The Blowfish, what is with this fish thing?? :?:
08-11-2002, 11:06 PM
It's because of Will's fish fondness. I've read somewhere that he has a serious "fish problem"- he can't get enough of the stuff. :wink: NO, I'm just kidding. But I'm glad they changed it. Starfish is a horrible name.
09-11-2002, 12:52 AM
No matter where they got it from - I love their band name... :D
09-11-2002, 01:21 AM
[quote="zuzanna"]It's because of Will's fish fondness. I've read somewhere that he has a serious "fish problem"- he can't get enough of the stuff.
Oh no! I am so embarrassed :oops: Sorry about that crappy joke. A friend just told me that starfish are those funny things that look like stars. OOOOPS!!! In moments like these I really wish I were british :wink:
09-11-2002, 01:30 AM
Where are you from anyway, Zuzanna? :?:
yeah i wanna know where your from too
coldplay starfish its all good
but of course coldplay is the best name....haha that be kind of funny...starfish
09-11-2002, 06:02 PM
I'm from Poland. I live in Posen. It's very close to the German border. So Katharina I'm going to visit you in Berlin shortly. :wink: You'd better start running now :lol:. Fast!
09-11-2002, 06:20 PM
Hey, that cool! I already thought you might be from Poland due to your name. I won't run if you decide to come to Berlin! It would be fun to meet you!! :D
how would you figure she was from poland by just her name?
09-11-2002, 11:53 PM
The way of spelling reminded me of Polish names I know. That's all. :wink:
10-11-2002, 12:45 PM
welcome Zuzanna :P
10-11-2002, 07:17 PM
Thank you for the warm welcome Hicksy! And I'm very glad you won't run away screeming Katharina :) . Now, where did I put my train ticket to Berlin? :wink:
11-11-2002, 12:13 PM
:D Hi Zuzanna. Welcome.
Sorry I am late in greeting you as I can only be here Monday to Friday but no less warm wishes! :wink:
11-11-2002, 05:40 PM
:shock: i haven't said hi yet. http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/bigwave.gif
11-11-2002, 05:58 PM
Wow!!! I'm really moved by all those warm greetings! :D
12-11-2002, 08:51 PM
lol cool smilie :mrgreen:
12-11-2002, 09:11 PM
it's beginning to scare me a little bit now - does the hand belong to the smiley or is it just randomly floating about waving at people? :shock: :?
13-11-2002, 10:47 PM
that smilie scares me jane....
hi zuzanna welcome!!!!! :D
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