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Watching Coldplay Monday

Discussion in 'Chill Out Forum:' started by Stationery Direct, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Off to see Coldplay in concert at the NIA Birmingham on Monday night, anybody going?

    I actually purchased the tickets to sell at a profit on ebay, unfortunately although I was offered £300 & £325 for 4 tickets about 3 weeks ago I turned both offers down like an idiot thinking I would get more nearer the date, teach me to be greedy as offers have been around cost price since :icon_rolleyes:

    Oh well I do like them and the seats are near the front so should be a good night.
     
  2. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    That'll teach you for touting ;)
     
  3. Eagle

    Eagle Member

    You might need these...

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    :icon_wink: :icon_tongue_smilie:
     
  4. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Funny :icon_biggrin:
     
  5. Xenonsoft

    Xenonsoft Active Member

    Coldplay are fab, my parents went along to see them and thought it was very good.

    The amazing thing about the new album is that not only is it fantastic, it's using very odd intruments and in a different style to past albums. Definitely a top top band.
     
  6. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Glad I didn't sell them now, what a great night, if you like Coldplay they are fantastic live :icon_thumbup:

    The supporting acts for such a popular band were a bit crap though.

    Ears are still ringing! :icon_eek:
     
  7. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    Going to see Trivium tonight.

    Slightly louder than Coldplay ...... http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=wzL61Lys5jU ;)

    If you can last to 1 minute in he doesn't sing just in that gruff vocal style, he can actually sing :)
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2008
  8. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Have a good time Col

    Too heavy for me :icon_smile:

    I must be getting old as it seems to take ages to recover from these concerts nowadays, I never used to be like this, honestly feeling pretty deaf and tired today, and that's from watching Coldplay! Trivium would probably kill me off :icon_biggrin:
     
  9. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    I always wear earplugs to concerts.

    Being a DJ, going to a lot of concerts and riding a motorbike there is a lot going on in my life that can ruin my hearing. I have a set of customised earplugs that lower the Db without losing the clarity of sound. Probably one of the best buys I've ever made :icon_thumbup:

    As for age.....tut! I'm 34 and I'll guarantee that the majority of folk at this gig tonight will be in their teens. I'll still be down the front [​IMG]
     
  10. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    lol, good for you mate :icon_biggrin:

    Where you get those ear plugs from?
     
  11. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

  12. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Cheers Col, will take a look.
     
  13. dot design

    dot design Member

    Who were the support acts Boss? I not a fan of ColdPlay at all but glad it was a good night, ColdPlay now seem to be copying a far better band - Arcade Fire, you should check them out if you haven't already.

    Whats birmingham NIA like as a venue? As I'm off to see The Killers in Feb there, was looking forward to it but the two singles off the new album have been terrible!:icon_mad:
     
  14. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    Arcade Fire are indeed a good band.
     
  15. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    I too like Arcade Fire.

    The support act was a lad called Jon Hopkins, to be honest I really really like/liked the trippy electronica but just thought they would have had somebody a bit more well known, for example when we went to see Radiohead they had MGMT and Bat For Lashes supporting, we all knew their songs so could have a sing along.

    The NIA is a top venue to be honest, I know they change the layout though depending on the act, a tip for you, when you park in the carpark reverse in so you can drive straight out, if you need to back out you will be there for hours as nobody will let you out.

    I love The Killers and agree about their new album, they will definitely do some of their old stuff though as did Coldplay.

    Have a good night.
     
  16. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

    Bat for Lashes. SUPERB band!
     
  17. Pixels Ink

    Pixels Ink Member

  18. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Funnily enough I have had Girls Aloud drummed into my head by my partner for many years, actually quite like them now :icon_biggrin:

    Especially Cheryl :icon_inlove:
     

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