Appetite For Distraction

Witness the rehabilitation of Chris Martin. He’s not uncool: he’s fun, kind and talented

12th May, 2019
Chris Martin: the lead singer of Coldplay really is the nicest man alive

For years, I have laboured under a somewhat lazy assumption that Chris Martin was uncool. My reasoning has been varied and justified:

- He was married for some time to Gwyneth Paltrow and together they gave their kids celebrity names (although these days Apple and Moses actually seem fairly run of the mill).

- He’s the lead singer of Coldplay, a band which has come to be somewhat synonymous with beige dad soft rock.

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