Song Info
Released October 18, 2011 for Rock Band
Coldplay 01
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Genre: Alternative
Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)

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Full Band

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The Scientist (Lips)
The Scientist (Rocksmith)
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Average guitar chart, mostly chord strumming Madotsuki
Theres a bit of wait at the beginning, but at least you're starting before the drums and bass, so thats nice.
Throughout most of this song, you're pretty much just strumming a bunch of chords at a steady rhythm.
Later on, the chords get a bit more consistent, but still stay pretty simple, making for an easy FC.
Theres not much else to say besides that.
I'm giving this a 3/5 because, well, its average. You're pretty much always playing throughout the song, and the strumming is pretty catchy.
If you're mainly a guitar player, I would recommend looking elsewhere if you're looking for more of a challenge.
04.26.12 1:56am 0 Replies | Reply +1 Relevance
Pro Keys: Very consistent, fun chart Madotsuki
The keys on this song is noticeably the main instrument in alot of this song, and it thankfully does not disappoint.

Most of the chart stays around the Green and Orange sections of the keyboard and you're often playing consistent keys chords that change quite often. One of the little tricks in the song is often you have to hit a quick C in the Orange section with a chord that can be a bit surprising, especially if you're only playing with your right hand.

One thing about the chart that I feel could have been different is that they could have had 16th note single-notes at the base of each chord to give it a more constant jangly rhythm, but the 8th note chords that are played throughout are great. There is a point where you do start playing 16th notes of the note in the middle of the chord near the refrain at the end of the second chorus though. The reason they didn't chart the 16th notes more often was probably because it wouldn't have been easy to play with one hand, which is how keys charts are designed.

Overall, this chart is alot of consistent chords that constantly change throughout and are quite entertaining, but keep in the same basic area, and are pretty simple to hit. All together, this chart is easy, yet extremely fun. Definitely recommended for keyboardists.
04.26.12 1:56am 0 Replies | Reply 0 Relevance
Rather forgettable drum chart Madotsuki
Theres not a whole lot to say about this drum chart, and you can tell just from hearing the song and the difficulty tiering that it is uneventful.

And it is exactly that. It takes awhile to get going, and eventually comes in with the bass. From here on out, your mainly sticking to a linear rhythm with simple kicks over the hi-hat and snare.

Overall, this track's drum chart is rather forgettable, theres nothing to keep you coming back to it, once it starts, its moderately consistent in terms of notes, but there just isn't that many to keep you interested.
Not recommended for drummers.
04.26.12 1:56am 0 Replies | Reply 0 Relevance
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