A rush of blood to the head blew me away from the start. They have extremely excellent songs, with great lyrics that actually have meaning!! The reason why i gave this album a 4 out of 5, instead of a plain 5 out of 5 was because some songs were less great than others, but other than that this is a great album!!
My absolute favourite song on the album, is "A rush of blood to the head". Weirdly enough, this song barely gets any reviews, which confuzzles me, because it deserves it!! This song has a very powerful message. I also loved "the scientist",
"amsterdam", "god put a smile upon your face", "clocks" and "in my place". However, almost all reviews that i have previously read, have said that "the scientist" is the best song on the album. I can't argue that this isn't a good song, however its not the best, only the song "a rush of blood to the head" takes it place instead. This cd is great if your looking for mellow, laid back music. Chris Martin has great vocals, and he plays the piano wonderfully. In fact all the instruments are superbly played in all the songs. People have compared
Radiohead (whoohoo radiohead!!! one of my fav. bands of all time)to coldplay. I can see where they are coming from, but i also disagree with that statement. Radiohead has a completely different sound and message that they want to get across. Coldplay is more about love, and quietness, than political awareness.
For fans that love this album, just like me, i also recomend all of Radioheads cd's (espically OK computer),Oasis, Red Hot Chili Peppers(probably their californication album), Pink Floyd, and some Led Zeppelin for good measure(their volume IV is the best)
Buy Rush of blood to head now, you won't ever, ever, EVER regret it. \m/-_-\m/