Well, I have to start by saying I am not a die-hard Coldplay fan. I was introduced to "A Rush of Blood to the Head" and it had me hooked. I have played that cd to death and it is one my favorite albums. "Clocks" is that type of song that sticks to your ribs and stays there, like good food on a cold day.
However, I have not enjoyed this album at all. I thought that when I previewed it on iTunes, I would love it. I have now purchased it and feel I made a mistake. This album is for DIEHARD Coldplay fans; if you are not, buy "A Rush of Blood to the Head" and "Viva La Vida". Just my opinion from a very fussy music fan. Take what you want from this review and leave the rest. At least give it a listen before you buy it. Lyrics are good; "Paradise" is a beautiful song.