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Coldplay discography
Releases
Studio albums 5
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 1
Extended plays 10
Singles 29
Music videos 32
Promotional singles 2
References and footnotes

The discography of British rock band Coldplay has five studio albums, two live albums, one compilation album, ten extended plays, twenty-nine singles, two promotional singles and thirty-two music videos. As of 2009, Coldplay has sold over 55 million records. They are one of the best-selling music artists worldwide.

Albums

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
AUS
CAN
FRA
GER
IRL
NLD
NZ
NOR
US
Parachutes 1 2 19 31 54 2 29 4 1 51
  • UK: 7× Platinum
  • AUS: 3× Platinum
  • CAN: 2× Platinum
  • FRA: 2× Gold
  • GER: Gold
  • NLD: Platinum
  • NZ: 2× Platinum
  • NOR: Platinum
  • US: 2× Platinum
A Rush of Blood to the Head
  • Released: 26 August 2002
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
1 1 1 4 1 1 3 2 1 5
  • UK: 7× Platinum
  • AUS: 5× Platinum
  • CAN: 4× Platinum
  • FRA: 2× Gold
  • GER: 3× Gold
  • NLD: Platinum
  • NZ: 2× Platinum
  • US: 4× Platinum
X&Y
  • Released: 6 June 2005
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • UK: 8× Platinum
  • AUS: 6× Platinum
  • CAN: 5× Platinum
  • FRA: 2× Platinum
  • GER: 3× Platinum
  • IRL: 8× Platinum
  • NLD: Platinum
  • NZ: 4× Platinum
  • US: 3× Platinum
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
  • Released: 12 June 2008
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • UK: 4× Platinum
  • AUS: 4× Platinum
  • CAN: 5× Platinum
  • FRA: Diamond
  • GER: 3× Platinum
  • IRL: 4× Platinum
  • NLD: Platinum
  • NZ: 2× Platinum
  • US: 2× Platinum
Mylo Xyloto
  • Released: 24 October 2011
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • UK: 4× Platinum
  • AUS: 2× Platinum
  • CAN: 2x Platinum
  • FRA: 3× Platinum
  • GER: 3× Gold
  • IRL: 2× Platinum
  • NLD: Platinum
  • NZ: Platinum
  • US: Platinum

Live albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
AUS
CAN
FRA
GER
NZ
NOR
US
Live 2003
  • Released: 4 November 2003
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Formats: CD, digital download
46 16 10 26 34 26 24 13
  • UK: 2× Platinum
  • AUS: Gold
  • CAN: 8× Platinum
  • GER: 2× Platinum
  • US: Gold
LeftRightLeftRightLeft
  • Released: 15 May 2009
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Compilation albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
DK
The Singles 1999–2006
  • Released: 26 March 2007
  • Label: Capitol, Parlophone
  • Formats: 7" box set
5

Extended plays

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
AUS
CAN
GER
IRL
NOR
US
Safety
  • Released: 18 May 1998
  • Format: CD, CS
The Blue Room
  • Released: 11 October 1999
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD, CS, 12"
Acoustic
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD, CS
Mince Spies
  • Released: 30 November 2000
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD
Trouble – Norwegian Live EP
  • Released: 27 August 2001
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD, CS
3
Remixes
  • Released: 21 July 2003
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: 12"
Prospekt's March
  • Released: 24 November 2008
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD, digital download, 12"
38 50 18 47 36 15
  • UK: Silver
Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall
  • Released: 26 June 2011
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: CD, digital download, 7"
iTunes Festival: London 2011
  • Released: 18 September 2011
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: Digital download
Live in Madrid
  • Released: 31 October 2011
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: Digital download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
AUS
CAN
FRA
GER
IRL
NLD
NZ
NOR
US
"Brothers & Sisters" 1999 107 Non-album single
"Shiver" 2000 35 100 Parachutes
"Yellow" 4 5 96 9 51 23 48
  • AUS: Platinum
  • US: Gold
"Trouble" 10 60 16 38 36 3 115
"Don't Panic" 2001 130 57 55
"In My Place" 2002 2 23 2 60 65 2 43 24 17 117 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"The Scientist" 10 40 16 26 15 44
  • US: Gold
"Clocks" 2003 9 28 7 65 50 15 2 13 29
  • US: Gold
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face" 100 43 38 35
"Moses" Live 2003
"Speed of Sound" 2005 2 9 2 42 19 11 6 13 11 8
  • AUS: Gold
  • CAN: Gold
  • US: Gold
X&Y
"Fix You" 4 25 4 65 8 43 17 59
  • US: Gold
  • AUS: Platinum
  • NZ: Platinum
"Talk" 10 20 4 34 29 18 1 20 86
"The Hardest Part" 2006 40 25 28
"What If"
"White Shadows" 2007
"Violet Hill" 2008 8 9 6 36 10 13 9 5 8 40
  • AUS: Gold
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
"Viva la Vida" 1 2 4 7 5 3 1 16 5 1
  • UK: Gold
  • AUS: Platinum
  • CAN: Gold
  • GER: Gold
  • NZ: Platinum
  • US: 3× Platinum
"Lost!" 54 55 73 15 87
"Lovers in Japan" 131 77 12 110
"Lhuna"
(featuring Kylie Minogue)
Non-album single
"Life in Technicolor II" 2009 28 63 92 29 15 Prospekt's March
"Strawberry Swing" 158 45 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
"Christmas Lights" 2010 13 32 18 26 15 7 34 8 25 Non-album single
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" 2011 6 14 9 20 24 9 4 13 8 14
  • UK: Silver
  • AUS: Gold
Mylo Xyloto
"Paradise" 1 3 13 5 12 2 3 3 1 15
  • AUS: 5× Platinum
  • NZ: Platinum
  • US: Platinum
"Charlie Brown" 2012 22 78 20 25 110
"Princess of China"
(featuring Rihanna)
20 33 17 33 77 22 26 8 20
"Up with the Birds"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
"Lost+ / Viva la Vida" (live at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards)
(featuring Jay-Z)
2009 Non-album singles
"In My Place" (live from Glastonbury) 2011 40
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other charted songs

List of non-single songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
AUS
BEL (FL)
CAN
ESP
FRA
IRL
NLD
NOR
US
"Life in Technicolor" 2008 112 50 92 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
"Cemeteries of London" 134
"Death and All His Friends" 183
"42" 123
"Glass of Water" 134 92 123 Prospekt's March
"Prospekt's March/Poppyfields" 182
"Lost+"
(featuring Jay-Z)
34 22 39 8 40
"The Goldrush" 2009 139 "Life in Technicolor II" single
"A Message 2010" 2010 88 49 57 107 Hope for Haiti Now
"Major Minus" 2011 133 72 50 68 26 71 92 Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall
"Moving to Mars" 163 71 49 64 25 70 90
"Hurts Like Heaven" 157 Mylo Xyloto
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Bigger Stronger" 1999 Mat Whitecross
"Shiver" 2000 Grant Gee
"Yellow" James & Alex
"Trouble" Sophie Muller
"Trouble" (US version) Tim Hope
"Don't Panic" 2001
"In My Place" 2002 Sophie Muller
"The Scientist" Jamie Thraves
"Clocks" 2003 Dominic Leung
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face" Jamie Thraves
"Speed of Sound" 2005 Mark Romanek
"Fix You" Sophie Muller
"Talk" Anton Corbijn
"The Hardest Part" 2006 Mary Wigmore
"A Message" N/A
"Square One" (live)
"Til Kingdom Come" (live)
"White Shadows" (live)
"Violet Hill" 2008 Asa Mader
"Violet Hill" ("Dancing Politicians" version) Mat Whitecross
"Viva la Vida" Hype Williams
"Viva la Vida" (version 2) Anton Corbijn
"Lost!" Mat Whitecross
"Lost+"
(featuring Jay-Z)
"Lovers in Japan" Mat Whitecross, Malachy McAnneny
"Lost?" Paul O'Brien
"Life in Technicolor II" 2009 Dougal Wilson
"Strawberry Swing" Shynola
"Christmas Lights" 2010 Mat Whitecross
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" 2011
"Paradise"
"Charlie Brown" 2012
"Princess of China"
(featuring Rihanna)
Adria Petty and Alan Bibby

Other appearances

List of non-single songs by Coldplay from non-Coldplay releases, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Trouble" (acoustic version) 2001 2 Meter Sessies, Vol. 10
"2000 Miles"
(with KT Tunstall)
2004 Sweet Tracks
"How You See the World No. 2" 2005 Help!: A Day in the Life
"A Message 2010" 2010 Hope for Haiti Now
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