Best Rock Album - Coldplay, "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends"
"We're not, of course, the heaviest of rock bands as you may have noticed, but we're more a sort of limestone kind of rock, a little softer but just as charming," Chris Martin. (I wonder how Metallica's therapist will console them?)
Macca shout out meter: 3
Anyone else notice the response to the "Blink-182 is back" announcement was kind of tepid?
Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
About Sound Effects
ContributorsSarah Rodman is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
James Reed is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
Jonathan Perry is the Globe's Scene & Heard columnist, covering local music.
Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.
Julian Benbow is a staff writer at the Boston Globe, covering sports and music.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer at Boston.com.