Sunday, November 23, 2008

Coldplay

Matt and I went to see Coldplay last night with my sister Laura Dawn and 2 of her friends. I had to beg Matt to go with me since Utah was playing BYU and he had free tickets to the game. He finally gave in and went with me. Later we realized that was the first time he has chosen me over football. He quickly reminded me that if it had been a Georgia game, I wouldn't have won. Gotta love true fans!!
I haven't gone to a concert in a long time. Matt and I used to go to concerts more often than we do now, not really all the time, just to see groups or people that we really liked. I prefer to attend concerts when the group is actually talented. That is why I decided to go see Coldplay. You can kinda tell just from listening to their music that Chris Martin truly has a beautiful voice, he can really play the piano and guitar, and the other members of the band are equally very talented. Plus, the song Yellow has special meaning for Matt and I. It is kinda like our song. Well, one of them. On the morning of our wedding, when I was getting ready and my sisters were fixing my hair, that song was on in my hotel room, so whenever I hear it I think of Matt and the day we were married.
I had a few songs I really wanted to hear- The Scientist, Fix You, Clocks, and I have to admit that I really haven't heard anything, except the songs on the radio, from their last 2 albums. It used to really bother me when people went to concerts and they only knew 1 or 2 songs that the group sang, and those were ones that always played on the radio. Well, that was kinda me, but I don't care.
Lar was really excited. I think she might be in love with Chris Martin. He is the lead singer and he is super talented in real life. He seemed really humble and nice too, which was also nice. Here is a little clip of him talking, from last night, that someone posted on Youtube. It was so fun and they sounded great, which made it all that much better. Here is an excerpt from Speed of Sound and The Hardest Part.

Needless to say it was a fun and much needed date. I heard everything I wanted to hear and more. We had a wonderful evening and got to hang with Lar.
And of course, the best part was the encore, when they played Yellow. The perfect ending to a great concert.

7 comments:

Kim said...

Cool congrats on going to a fun concert. I think the last concert I went to was U2 and that was before I was married needless to say it's been a while. I like Coldplay as well. Glad the hubby chose you over football.

Ashley said...

How fun! I need to start looking into concerts around here. We live super-close to Austin, and it's supposedly the live-music capitol of the world.

Riin said...

Lucky you! I love Coldplay! They were in Sweden in September or October (don't remember exactly) but I didn't have enough money to go there...unfortunately.

Audrey said...

Jealous!!

Jaime said...

jealous also!!

Jared and Katy said...

COMPLETELY JEALOUS!

John&Whitney said...

I LOVE COLDPLAY! I am so jealous you got to go to the concert while I was being harassed at the game haha!