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Coldplay

The Scientist

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“The Scientist” is the second single from English alternative rock band Coldplay’s second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. The song was written collaboratively by all the band members for the album. It is built around a piano ballad, with its lyrics telling the story about a man’s desire to love and an apology. The song was released in the United Kingdom as the second single from A Rush of Blood to the Head and reached number 10 in the UK Charts. It was released in the United States as the third single and reached number 18 on Billboard’s Modern Rock Tracks. Critics were positive towards “The Scientist” and praised the song’s piano ballad and falsetto. Several remixes of the track exist, and its riff has been widely sampled. The single’s music video won three MTV... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Nobody said it was easy ... Oh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh

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