List of songs recorded by Coldplay

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This is a comprehensive list of songs by British rock band Coldplay. Since forming in 1996, the band have released seven studio albums, and over 130 songs. This list does not contain live versions or remixes released by the band.

Songs[edit]

Title Album(s) / single(s) First
released
Notes
"1.36" "The Scientist" 2002
"42" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008 Originally titled "Thought You Might be a Ghost" in early album sessions for Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends.
"A Head Full of Dreams" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"A Hopeful Transmission" Mylo Xyloto 2011 Serves as an instrumental intro to "Don't Let It Break Your Heart"
"A L I E N S" Kaleidoscope 2017
"A Message" X&Y 2005
"A Message 2010" Hope for Haiti Now 2010 A newer version of "A Message" with different lyrics, recorded for the Hope for Haiti Now charity album.
"A Rush of Blood to the Head" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"A Sky Full of Stars" Ghost Stories / A Sky Full of Stars EP 2014
"A Spell a Rebel Yell" "Violet Hill" 2008
"A Whisper" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Adventure of a Lifetime" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"All I Can Think About Is You" Kaleidoscope 2017
"All Your Friends" Ghost Stories (Target deluxe edition) / A Sky Full of Stars EP 2014
"Always in My Head" Ghost Stories 2014
"Amazing Day" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"Amsterdam" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Animals" "Clocks" 2003
"Another's Arms" Ghost Stories 2014
"Army of One" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"Atlas" "Atlas" 2013 From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album.
"Bigger Stronger" Safety / The Blue Room 1998
"Birds" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"Brasileiros" A Head Full of Dreams Tour 2017 It was made in honor to Brazil, played in the last São Paulo and Porto Alegre's concert. Its name was revealed in the official setlist of the concert in Porto Alegre. Also known as "Paulistanos" and "Gaúchos".
"Brothers & Sisters" "Brothers & Sisters" / "Trouble" 1999 A re-recorded version appears as a B-side on "Trouble"
"Careful Where You Stand" Parachutes / Acoustic / "Shiver" 2000
"Cemeteries of London" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Charlie Brown" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Chinese Sleep Chant" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008 Featured as a hidden track following "Yes".
"Christmas Lights" "Christmas Lights" 2010 Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's 5th studio album. It was released as a digital download at 8pm GMT, 1 December 2010.
"Clocks" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Colour Spectrum" A Head Full of Dreams 2015 Composed of various samples from the other tracks featured on A Head Full of Dreams.
"Crests of Waves" "Clocks" 2003
"Daylight" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Death and All His Friends" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Death Will Never Conquer" "Viva la Vida" / Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Don't Let It Break Your Heart" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Don't Panic" The Blue Room / Parachutes 1999 Features lead vocals by lead guitarist Jonny Buckland.
"Easy to Please" "Brothers & Sisters" 1999
"Everglow" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Everything's Not Lost" Parachutes 2000
"Fix You" X&Y 2005
"Fly On" Ghost Stories 2014 Features as a hidden track leading "O".
"For You" Parachutes / "Shiver" 2000
"Fun" A Head Full of Dreams 2015 Features Tove Lo.
"Ghost Story" Ghost Stories (Target deluxe edition) / A Sky Full of Stars EP 2014
"Glass of Water" Prospekt's March 2008
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Gravity" "Talk" 2005
"Green Eyes" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Help Is Round the Corner" "Yellow" 2000
"High Speed" The Blue Room / Parachutes 1999
"Houston #1" A Head Full of Dreams Tour 2017 Made exclusively in honor of the victims of the hurricane Harvey in the city of Houston, Texas. Played just once in Miami concert.
"How You See the World" X&Y 2005 Was only featured on some Japanese pressings.
"How You See the World No. 2" Help!: A Day in the Life / "The Hardest Part" 2005 A newer version of "How You See the World" with different lyrics, recorded for the Help!: A Day in the Life charity album. Although listed as "How You See the World", the song on "The Hardest Part" is actually the second version as well.
"Hurts Like Heaven" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Hymn for the Weekend" A Head Full of Dreams 2015 Features uncredited vocals by Beyoncé.
"Hypnotised" Kaleidoscope 2017
"I Bloom Blaum" "In My Place" 2002
"I Ran Away" "The Scientist" 2002
"In My Place" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Ink" Ghost Stories 2014
"Kaleidoscope" A Head Full of Dreams 2015 Samples vocals from US President Barack Obama.
"Lhuna" "Lhuna" 2008 Features Kylie Minogue.
"Life in Technicolor" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Life in Technicolor II" Prospekt's March 2008
"Life Is Beautiful" A Head Full of Dreams Tour 2017 Played for the first time live in San Diego and made exclusively in honor of the earthquake victims in the cities of Mexico. All the funds of the song were donated to the victims and to the reconstruction of the city.
"Life Is for Living" Parachutes 2000 Features as a hidden track following "Everything's Not Lost".
"Lost!" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Lost?" "Lost!" 2008 Acoustic
"Lost+" "Lost!" / Prospekt's March 2008 Features Jay-Z.
"Lost-" "Lost!" 2008 Instrumental
"Lovers in Japan" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Lovers in Japan (Osaka Sun Mix)" Prospekt's March 2008
"Low" X&Y 2005
"Magic" Ghost Stories 2014 Released on 3 March as the first single from Ghost Stories
"Major Minus" "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" / Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Midnight" Ghost Stories 2014
"Miracles" Unbroken – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / A Head Full of Dreams — Japanese edition 2014
"Miracles (Someone Special)" Kaleidoscope 2017 With Big Sean
"M.M.I.X." Mylo Xyloto 2011 Serves as an instrumental intro to "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
"Mooie Ellebogen" "Clocks" 2003 A short excerpt written in Dutch that was first played live by the band in 2003. The song was released on the Dutch release of the "Clocks" single.
"Moses" Coldplay Live 2003 2003 Only a live version has been released.
"Moving to Mars" "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" 2011
"Murder" "God Put a Smile upon Your Face" 2003
"Mylo Xyloto" Mylo Xyloto 2011 Serves as an instrumental intro to "Hurts Like Heaven".
"No More Keeping My Feet on the Ground" Safety / "Yellow" 1998
"Now My Feet Won't Touch the Ground" Prospekt's March 2008
"O" Ghost Stories 2014
"O (Reprise)" Ghost Stories (Target deluxe edition) / A Sky Full of Stars EP 2014
"Oceans" Ghost Stories 2014
"Ode to Deodorant" "Ode to Deodorant Cassette" 1998 Released on cassette along with "Brothers & Sisters".
"One I Love" "In My Place" 2002
"Only Superstition" "Brothers & Sisters" 1999
"Parachutes" Parachutes 2000
"Paradise" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Prospekt's March" Prospekt's March 2008 Features on a double track alongside "Poppyfields".
"Politik" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"Poppyfields" Prospekt's March 2008 Features on a double track alongside "Prospekt's March"
"Postcards from Far Away" Prospekt's March 2008 Serves as an instrumental interlude.
"Pour Me" "Fix You" 2005 Only a live version has been released.
"Princess of China" Mylo Xyloto 2011 Features Rihanna and samples from "Takk..." by Sigur Rós.
"Proof" "Speed of Sound" 2005
"Rainy Day" Prospekt's March 2008
"Reign of Love" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008 Shares a track with "Lovers in Japan"
"See You Soon" The Blue Room / Acoustic 1999
"Shiver" Parachutes 2000
"Sleeping Sun" "Talk" 2005
"Sparks" Parachutes / Acoustic 2000
"Speed of Sound" X&Y 2005
"Something Just Like This" Kaleidoscope 2017 With The Chainsmokers and is also featured on their album Memories...Do Not Open.
"Spies" Parachutes 2000
"Square One" X&Y 2005
"Strawberry Swing" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Such a Rush" Safety / The Blue Room 1998
"Swallowed in the Sea" X&Y 2005
"Talk" X&Y 2005 Samples the song "Computer Love" by Kraftwerk.
"The Escapist" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008 Featured as a hidden track following "Death and All His Friends" and also includes a sample of "Light Through the Veins" by Jon Hopkins.
"The Goldrush" "Life in Technicolor II" 2009 Features lead vocals by drummer Will Champion.
"The Hardest Part" X&Y 2005
"The Scientist" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"The World Turned Upside Down" "Fix You" 2005
"Things I Don't Understand" "Speed of Sound" 2005
"Til Kingdom Come" X&Y 2005 Features as a hidden track closing the album.
"Trouble" Parachutes 2000
"True Love" Ghost Stories 2014
"Twisted Logic" X&Y 2005
"U.F.O." Mylo Xyloto / "Up with the Birds" 2011 Fades into "Princess of China" and is also featured as a B-side to the single "Up with the Birds".
"Up in Flames" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Up with the Birds" Mylo Xyloto 2011 Features a sample of "Driven by You" by Brian May. It was also released as a single for Record Store Day 2012.
"Up&Up" A Head Full of Dreams 2015
"Us Against the World" Mylo Xyloto 2011
"Violet Hill" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Viva la Vida" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008
"Warning Sign" A Rush of Blood to the Head 2002
"We Never Change" Parachutes 2000
"What If" X&Y 2005
"White Shadows" X&Y 2005
"Wish I Was Here" Wish I Was Here soundtrack 2014 With Cat Power[1]
"X Marks the Spot" A Head Full of Dreams 2015 Features as a hidden track following "Army of One".
"X&Y" X&Y 2005
"Yellow" Parachutes 2000
"Yes" Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends 2008

Covers[edit]

Released[edit]

Title Album Year released Original artist
"2000 Miles" Sweet Tracks 2003 The Pretenders
"Bitter Sweet Symphony" Live 8[2] 2005 The Verve
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Mince Spies 2001 Judy Garland
"In the Sun" (with Michael Stipe) In the Sun 2005 Joseph Arthur
"Lips Like Sugar" "The Scientist" 2002 Echo & the Bunnymen
"Ring of Fire" How We Saw The World (Part One)[3] 2006 Johnny Cash
"We Can Work It Out" A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney[4] 2015 The Beatles
"You Only Live Twice" "Don't Panic" 2001 Nancy Sinatra

Performed[edit]

Title Year first performed Original artist
"(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" 2002 Otis Redding
"All the Things She Said" 2003 t.A.T.u.
"Back For Good" 2008 Take That
"Barbie Girl" 2002 Aqua
"Beach Chair" (with Jay Z) 2007 Jay Z
"Billie Jean" 2009 Michael Jackson
"Boys That Sing"[5] 2016 Viola Beach
"Can't Get You Out of My Head" 2005 Kylie Minogue
"Do They Know It's Christmas?" 2004 Band Aid
"Du hast" 2002 Rammstein
"Dy-Na-Mi-Tee" (with Ms. Dynamite) 2002 Ms. Dynamite
"Earth Angel" (with Michael J. Fox)[6] 2016 The Penguins
"Everybody Hurts" 2011 R.E.M.
"Fairytale of New York" 2008 The Pogues
"Faith"[7] 2016 George Michael
"Four Seasons in One Day" 2009 Crowded House
"Fruit Salad" 2009 The Wiggles
"Great Balls of Fire" 2007 Jerry Lee Lewis
"Georgia on My Mind" 2001 Hoagy Carmichael
"Halo" (with Beyoncé) 2010 Beyoncé
"Happy Birthday" 2003 Mildred J. Hill
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" 2009 Plastic Ono Band
"Heart of the City (Ain't No Love)" (with Jay Z) 2010 Jay Z
"Here Comes the Sun" 2001 The Beatles
"Heroes" 2016 David Bowie
"Homecoming" (with Kanye West & Jay Z) 2010 Kanye West
"Hot in Herre" 2002 Nelly
"Hunting High and Low" 2002 a-ha
"Hung Up" 2005 Madonna
"Hungry Heart" 2002 Bruce Springsteen
"I'm a Believer" 2009 The Monkees
"I Left My Heart in San Francisco" 2001 Tony Bennett
"Imagine" 2015 John Lennon
"It Takes More" (with Ms. Dynamite) 2002 Ms. Dynamite
"Jersey Girl"[8] 2016 Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen
"Jingle Bells" (with Simon Pegg) 2008 James Lord Pierpont
"Johnny B. Goode" (with Michael J. Fox)[6] 2016 Chuck Berry
"Just a Little Bit of Your Heart" (with Ariana Grande) 2015 Ariana Grande
"Have I Told You Lately" 2016 Van Morrison
"Life's an Ocean" 2005 The Verve
"Life on Mars?" 2016 David Bowie
"Lips Like Sugar" 2002 Echo & The Bunnymen
"Live Forever" (with Noel Gallagher) 2002 Oasis
"Lose Yourself" 2016 Eminem
"Lost Highway" 2001 Leon Payne / Hank Williams
"Love Me Tender" 2007 Elvis Presley
"Maa Tujhe Salaam" (with A. R. Rahman) 2016 A. R. Rahman
"Many Rivers to Cross" 2002 Jimmy Cliff
"Mrs. Robinson" 1997 Simon & Garfunkel
"My Way" (with Michael Eavis)[9] 2016 Frank Sinatra
"My Happiness" 2003 Powderfinger
"Nothing Compares 2 U" (with James Corden)[10] 2016 Prince and The Revolution
"Nightswimming" (with Michael Stipe) 2005 R.E.M.
"Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy 2011 David Bowie & Bing Crosby
"Perfect Day" 2006 Lou Reed
"Raspberry Beret"[11] 2016 Prince and The Revolution
"Rehab" 2011 Amy Winehouse
"Ride On"[12] 2011 Christy Moore
"Rocket Man" 2012 Elton John
"Run This Town" (with Jay Z) 2010 Jay Z
"Sekai ni Hitotsu Dake no Hana"[13] 2008 SMAP
"Shining Light" 2002 Ash
"Simple Twist of Fate" 2005 Bob Dylan
"Singing in the Rain" 2011 Arthur Freed & Nacio Herb Brown
"Sometimes It Snows in April" (with Lianne La Havas)[14] 2016 Prince and The Revolution
"Songbird" 2009 Oasis
"Sorry" 2016 Beyoncé
"Stay Another Day" 2011 East 17
"Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before" (with Noel Gallagher) 2002 The Smiths
"Stayin' Alive" (with Barry Gibb)[9] 2016 Bee Gees
"Streets of Baltimore" 2002 Tompall Glaser
"Streets of Philadelphia" 2016 Bruce Springsteen
"Suzanne" 2016 Leonard Cohen
"Svefn-g-englar" 2002 Sigur Rós
"Sweet Home Chicago" 2016 Robert Johnson
"Tempature's Rising 2010 Mobb Deep
"That Don't Impress Me Much 2002 Shania Twain
"The Living Daylights" 2002 a-ha
"The Bare Necessities" 1997 Terry Gilkyson
"Three Little Birds" (with Ms. Dynamite) 2002 Bob Marley and the Wailers
"To Love Somebody" (with Barry Gibb)[9] 2016 Bee Gees
"Umbrella" (with Rihanna) 2012 Rihanna
"Waitin' for a Superman 2008 The Flaming Lips
"Walk on the Wild Side 2003 Lou Reed
"Warwick Avenue 2008 Duffy
"We Found Love" 2011 Rihanna
"What a Wonderful World" 2003 Louis Armstrong
"What the World Needs Now Is Love" 2001 Jackie DeShannon
"Whatever" (with Noel Gallagher) 2002 Oasis
"When You Were Young 2009 The Killers
"Where the Wild Roses Grow" 2014 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
"White Christmas" 2011 Bing Crosby
"Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1" 2003 The Flaming Lips
"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" 2012 Beastie Boys
"You're the Voice" 2009 John Farnham
"You Sexy Thing" 2001 Hot Chocolate

Unreleased songs[edit]

Title Period written Album intended for Notes
"1000 - 1" (Ballad Of...) 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"A Ghost"[15][16] 2001 A Rush of Blood to the Head Played once by Chris Martin on the American radio station KCRW on 10 December 2001. The song was intended for A Rush of Blood to the Head but trashed. It was leaked into the internet. Also named "Ghost" alternatively.
"A Man for All Seasons (Still Goin' Strong)" 2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for Game of Thrones: The Musical.
"A View from the Top"[citation needed] 2002 none Played once during a soundcheck in 2002. While the song was played during a soundcheck, it has never been played in a proper concert. A very sketchy recording of the song can be found on the internet. The title of this song is unofficial and was given by the first listener.
"Alien Radio" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto The name "Alien Radio" appeared written on graffiti on Jonny Buckland's guitar.
"Arabesque" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto
"Bit of a Bastard" 2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for Game of Thrones: The Musical.
"Blasphemy"[17] 2002–2005 X&Y Written for X&Y and was slated to appear on the album but was scrapped in early 2005, just prior to X&Y's release.
"Bloodless Revolution" 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the Internet.
"Bullets point towards me" 2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head A cassette with the song was sold in Spotify.
"Boyfriend" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Bucket for a Crown" 2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Was performed once by Chris Martin in a charitable concert.
"Buzz" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Car Kids" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Call Me"[18] 1998 none
"Cartoon Head" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album. Elements of "Cartoon Head" were incorporated into "Charlie Brown", a song included on the eventual fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto.
"Cartoon Heart" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Early version of "Charlie Brown", a song included on the eventual fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto. Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Don't You?" 1998–2000 none A line from this song would later end up as a line of "Shiver".
"Closer to Home" 2014–2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for the Game of Thrones musical.
"December"[18] 1997 none Written by Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland in 1997. A line from this song would later end up as the opening line of "Violet Hill".
"Déjà Vu"[17] 2002–2005 X&Y Written for X&Y and was slated to appear on the album but was scrapped in early 2005, just prior to X&Y's release.
"Deserter"[15] 2000–2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"Drift" 2014–2015 A Head Full of Dreams Was registered in the ASCAP website.
"Drinks On Me" 2014–2015 A Head Full of Dreams This was presumably the working title for "Hymn for the Weekend".
"Drunks and Guns" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Echo My Name (I Can't Believe You're Gone)"[17] 2002–2005 X&Y Written for X&Y and was slated to appear on the album but was scrapped in early 2005, just prior to X&Y's release.
"Eyes for Eyes"[18] 2000–2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"Famous Old Painters" 2008 Prospekt's March The name "Famous Old Painters" was revealed along with Glass Of Water, Poppyfields, Rainy Day and other songs to be included on the Prospekt's March EP, though it was never released. An instrumental version of the song was leaked in the Internet.
"Fingers Crossed"[15] 2000–2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"First Steps" 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the Internet.
"Fun" 2006–2009 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Written by all members of the band and was likely slated for Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. While the song was recorded by Natalie Imbruglia and included with "Lukas" on her 2009 album Come to Life, a recording by the band has never been released. Not to be confused with the song "Fun" featured in A Head Full of Dreams.
"Fury"[17] 2002–2005 X&Y Written for X&Y and was slated to appear on the album but was scrapped in early 2005, just prior to X&Y's release.
"Gardeners on the Frontline" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Goodbye and Goodnight" 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the Internet.
"Golden Arrow"[15] 2000–2002 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album. Elements of "Golden Arrow" were used for the song "Don't Let It Break Your Heart".
"Great Expectations" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Harbingers of Doom" 2009 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Harmless" 2000 None "Harmless" was performed only once by Chris Martin, during the Coldplay's 2 Meter Sessies performance on June 26, 2000.
"Harmony for My Song" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Hook Up" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Idiot"[19] 2001 A Rush of Blood to the Head Written for A Rush of Blood to the Head but ultimately scrapped and left off the album. A live performance of the song can be found on the internet.
"If All Else"[18] 1998 none Performed under the name "Starfish" in 1998.
"If I Ever Fall in Love Again" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"If She Comes Back"[18] 2002 none Played once during a soundcheck in 2002. While the song was played during a soundcheck, it has never been played in a proper concert. A very sketchy recording of the song can be found on the Internet. No official title has been given to the song; "If She Comes Back" was the title given to the song by one of its listeners.
"In Isolation"[15] 2000–2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"It Was a Wonderful Day" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Julens Ljus" 2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for the Game of Thrones: The Musical.
"Ladder to the Sun"[20] 2002–2003 none Played live during 2003 and has not been played since. Was usually played as a closer to a concert.
"Life is Beautiful" [21] 2017 none
"Leftrightleftrightleft" 2006–2009 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
"Love I'm So Tired"[18] 1998 none
"Love in a Lethal Dose" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Loveless" 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the internet.
"Lukas" 2006–2009 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends The song was recorded by Natalie Imbruglia and included on her 2009 album Come to Life, an album in which she collaborated with Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin on some songs. An instrumental version of the song performed by Coldplay was leaked onto the internet.
"Lucky Sevens"[18] 2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Mining on the Moon"[18] 2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Was performed live in by Cris Martin in a charitable concert. It has not been mentioned since.
"Mist" 2012–2014 Ghost Stories Shown in a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's sixth studio album in the Making of Ghost Stories.
"Multi Angles Feature" Unknown Unknown Was registered in the ASCAP website.
"Name and Likeness" 2014–2015 A Head Full of Dreams Was registered in the ASCAP website.
"Nobody Will Understand" 1996–1998 Safety EP Originally performed under the name "Pectoralz". Later would included in Safety EP, but not was recorded. Was played only once more in 2000.
"On My Way Home" 2014–2015 A Head Full of Dreams The song was given to American a cappella group, Pentatonix for their fourth extended play, PTX, Vol. III
"Once Upon a Time in the Corner" 2001–2002 none The song was declared by Chris Martin as the continuation of "Help is Round in the Corner".
"One Day" 2015 A Head Full of Dreams Was composed during the recordings of the album, but considering it was a bad song, was not recorded. Was played during the recordings of Kaleidoscope, although without be recorded.
"Rastafarian Targaryan" 2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for Game of Thrones: The Musical.
"Red Wedding" 2015 Game of Thrones: The Musical Written for Game of Thrones: The Musical.
"I'm Strong" 1998 none Early version of "Bigger Stronger", that later it would appear in Safety EP, 1998.
"The Race" 2012–2014 Ghost Stories Shown in a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's sixth studio album in the Making of Ghost Stories.
"School"[18] 2006–2007 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A mix of the opening of "Death and all His Friends" (featured on Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends) and "Rainy Day" (featured on Prospekt's March).
"Sex & Violence" 2009 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Silencia" 2010 Mylo Xyloto This was presumably the working title for Major Minus.
"Solid Ground (Until The Water Flows Over)" 2003 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends It was performed live only once in 2003. It was intended to be a short opening of the song "Violet Hill" but was scrapped. An instrumental version of the track was leaked onto the internet.
"Someone to Love"[18] 2002 none Played once during a soundcheck in 2002. While the song was played during a soundcheck, it has never been played in a proper concert. A very sketchy recording of the song can be found on the Internet. No official title has been given to the song; "Someone to Love" was the title given to the song by one of its listeners.
"Something Ain't Right"[17] 2004–2005 X&Y Written for X&Y and was slated to appear on the album but was scrapped in early 2005, just prior to X&Y's release.
"So Sad" 1997–1998 none Performed in 1998 under the name "Starfish".
"Space Symphony" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album. Presumably the original title of "Moving to Mars".
"Spanish Rain" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album. A live version, which can be found on the internet, was played during the band's last leg of the Viva La Vida Tour in February and March 2010; it was then referred to as "Don Quixote".
"Spiderwebs" 2000 none Early version of "Trouble"; an audio sample can be found in the timeline section of the band's website.
"St. Stephen" 2005 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the Internet.
"Sweet Marianne"[20] 2002–2004 none Also referred as "Marianne" only. Written by drummer Will Champion for his then girlfriend.
"The Butterfly"[18] 2005 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
"The Dubliners" 2008–2010 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends It was performed during the Viva La Vida Tour.
"The Fall of Man"[18] 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A two-parted-demo version of the song can be found on the Internet.
"The Man Who Swears" 2005–2006 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends A demo version of the song can be found on the internet.
"The Nappies" 2004 none Written by Chris Martin for his then wife Gwynett Paltrow for the birth of their daughter Apple. A video can be found on the band's timeline section of the band's website.
"This Hollow Frame"[15] 2000–2002 A Rush of Blood to the Head
"To Likely You" 1999 The Blue Room
"The Blue Room" 1998–1999 The Blue Room Some parts of the song would later in "Square One".
"Thought You Might Be A Ghost"[15] 2008 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends This was most likely the working title for "42".
"Tomorrow" 2011 Mylo Xyloto Found in the database of 'ASCAP' and/or 'BMI'.
"Turn Your World Around"[18] 2004–2005 X&Y
"Unbroken" 2013–2014 Unbroken – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Was registered in the ASCAP website. This was most likely the original title for "Miracles".
"Vitamins"[18] 1998 none
"Waiting in Line"[18] 1999–2000 Parachutes Appeared in 1999 on Coldplay's website as a working title for their debut album Parachutes. This was most likely the original title for "Shiver".
"Wedding Bells" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album. Lead singer Chris Martin performed the song on piano at the end of the Apple Keynote convention press conference in 2010. Elements of "Wedding Bells" were incorporated into "Christmas Lights".
"Your World Turns Upside Down" 2003 none Only played in 2003. Not to be confused with the B-side "The World Turned Upside Down".
"Wilderness" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Wondering Star" 2009–2010 Mylo Xyloto Appeared on a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's fifth studio album.
"Walking for Always" 2009–2010 none The song name comes of a verse of the B-side "Waiting to get to your face".
"World Without You" 2012–2014 Ghost Stories Shown in a list of songs written on a whiteboard that were being considered for the band's sixth studio album in the Making of Ghost Stories.

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Notes
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