Chris Martin facts for kids
|Birth name||Christopher Anthony John Martin|
|Born||2 March 1977
Exeter, Devon, England
|Genres||Alternative rock, art rock, post-Britpop|
|Instruments||vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, organ, harmonica, mandolin, trumpet, clarinet, glockenspiel, percussion|
Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer and pianist for the band Coldplay. He also plays the guitar. He was born in Exeter, Devon, England on 2 March 1977. He married Gwyneth Paltrow in 2003. They have two children, a daughter, Apple (born 2004) and a son, Moses (born 2006). The couple separated in 2014.
His band members are called Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer). They met while studying at University College London. In January 1998, they formed the rock band Coldplay. They were influenced by the Scottish rock band Travis. U2 was another important influence on Martin both musically and politically.
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Martin at Music Midtown (Piemont Park) in Atlanta, GA on 24 September 2011
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