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A Guide to Coldplay
Live Recordings

Sources:


http://thescientist1.tripod.com/index.htm The Scientist: tons of info on live shows and links to traders
http://personal.inet.fi/musiikki/breakout/CBootlegPage.htm Another good list w/grades
http://db.etree.org/Skimoney22 owner of the CP hub
http://skimoney22.tripod.com/Coldplay.dynip.com/main.html Current hub homepage.
http://home.comcast.net/~beneaththelandslide/ Another great list
http://www.bptbo.com/bootlist/coldplay.html Lots of shows here as well.
http://db.etree.org/bs_d.php?artist_key=1645 Etree

Please note that Coldplay has the luxury of having many FM and TV broadcast through their career. They also have a lot of good audience recordings (espeically 2002-2003 tour). Also note that many of the best audience recordings may not have surfaced. Below is a list of the best recordings among multiple formats.

A few radio sessions exist for 1999 and can exist as on a compilation disc.
2000 Setlists
05/08/2000 MTV One Night Stand (1) FA TV
First European TV Appearance
05/25/2000 Harlow Square Leeds, England (1) A FM
Great FM 6 song show
06/24/2000 Glastonbury show FM (partial) or full aud exists
FM exists from BBC with Travis and fits on a single cd or you can go for the full aud version
06/26/2000 2 Meter Sessions, CDR (1) London UK, B+ FM, A- TV
Quality varying on these broadcasts with interviews and songs including the one-time "Harmless".
06/30/2000 Ronnie Scott's (Parachutes Acoustic), CDR (1) London UK, B
The entire album plus a few b-sides done acoustically. Shame itís a B range aud recording.
07/10/2000 HMV Oxford Street CDR(1) Grade: A FM Video exists
The kickoff of the Parachutes album. Great instore gig.
07/14/2000 MTV One Night Stand, sonic Festival CDR(1) A TV
Excellent TV appearance
07/24/2000 Steve Lamacq Show, Maida Vale, BBC Studios, CDR (1) London UK, A SBD
Great BBC radio appearance
08/01/2000 Barfly Sessions, CDR (1) London UK , VCD 5 songs A
Easy to find, high 5 song tv appearance
08/18/2000 Live at Bizarre Festival, CDR (1) Weeze Germany, A FM
Excellent FM appearance
08/26/2000 Lowlands Festival Holland(1) A SBD
Excellent FM appearance
10/25/2000Cardiff Source: FM CDR(1) Grade: A
Excellent FM appearance
11/03/2000 Ancienne Belgique, CDR (1) 5 songs, A FM
Excellent FM appearance
11/04/2000 "Crossing Border Festival" Melkweg CDR(1) A FM
Excellent FM appearance
12/01/2000 Rockfeller Music Hall, Oslo, Norway A
Lots of versions exist with different set order inclding the official release
12/03/2000Vega, Copenhagen SBD CDR(1) Grade:A FM
Excellent FM appearance
12/15/2000 KCRW Acoustic Sessions, CDR (1) CA USA, A SBD
Excellent FM appearance, acoustic.


2001 Setlists
01/24/2001 Metro Club, Sydney CDR(1) FM? A
Great FM show.
01/30/2001 Melbourne, The Chapel, Australia 1 VCD
Good pro-shot TV broadcast
02/02/2001 Big Day Out; Adelaide, Australia 1 TV
Good pro-shot TV broadcast
02/08/2001 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver CDR(1) A- webcast version, A-/B+ Aud
2 Good versions but Aud is only one complete
02/12/2001 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA CDR(1)AUD B+/A-
Good aud recording
02/13/2001 The Mayan, Los Angeles CDR(1) Grade: A SBD
Great Fm Broadcast, top
02/14/2001 The Mayan, Los Angeles CDR(1) Grade: A- Webcast, A- Aud
Great Webcast, Valentine's Day show. Also a good aud exists.
04/30/2001, Brixton Academy CDR (1) London UK A FM
Great Fm Broadcast
05/24/2001, The Avalon, CDR (1) Boston, MA, A from FM
One of the best FM shows
05/30/2001, The Tabernacle, ,CDR (1)Atlanta, Georgia A AUD a couple pops,not bad
Good aud recording
06/01/2001 Indre Studios PreFM CDR1 A also
Amazing acoustic performance and first appearance Warning Sign
06/02/2001 Electric Factory, Philadelphia, USA CDR(1) A from TV (not complete)
HBO special, first USA TV appearance. Short
06/11/2001 The Backyard in Austin, TX CDR1 A-
Good aud recording
06/18/2001 Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA CDR1 A FM
Great FM broadcast butr missing intro to Shiver and last couple of songs.
08/07/2001 Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia Webcast A-
First Amsterdam but a weak performance in mho.
08/08/2001 Horden Pavillion, Sydney, Australia TV A
Great TV broadcast
08/22/2001 Reykjavik, Iceland (2cd) A FM
The first 2 disc show recording and an FM recording
12/07/2001 Paramount Theatre, SeattleCDR(1) Grade: A FM
Great FM broadcast
12/10/2001 KCRW Morning Eclectic Interviews,. A FM
3 songs done solo acosutically by Chris on solo piano, and someof his favorite songs. Remarkable show.

2002 Setlists
06/28/02 Glastonbury CDR (1) A . FM single disc version. (not complete) or TV version (not complete
2 Versions both great neither complete but B+ aud exists.
07/03/02 Midtfyns Festival, Odense, Denmark,CDR(2) A from TV
Excellent double encore and great
07/07/02 Rome, Italy CDR(2)AUD A-
Excellent double encore and great
07/09/02 Grosse Freiheit 36, Hamburg, Germany CDR(2) A- AUD
Excellent aud, double encore, and pretty rare. Hunting High and Low & Lips Like Sugar performed!
07/10/02 all acoustic radio gig CDR (1)Kuotkomplex Einslive (German radio) A, FM
One of the best acoustic sessions ever.
07/31/02 Maida Vale & XFM Studios London England, A FM
2 different acoustic sessions and interviews and both worthwhile.
08/02/02 Chicago $2Bill show CDR(1) Grade: A TV
TV appearance but rather incomplete
08/04/02 Musiqueplus from TV, CDR(1) Grade: A TV
TV appearance
08/06/02 WBCN Radio Station CDR(1) Grade: A FM
Great acoustic session.
08/14/02 First Avenue , Mineapolis, CDR(2) Grade: A- AUD
Excellent aud recording with double encore and covers
08/18/02 Bimbo's San Francisco CD(2) or (1) AUD A-
Excellent aud recording and double encore
08/27/02 L'Olympia, Paris, France, CDR (2) A TV?
Full version is with double encore and sbd
08/29/02 London Kentish Town Forum, CDR (2) A FM
Hometown crowd and a Shining Light cover and an Ash plug. First time Warning Sign performed since once in 2001 and perfomed solo by Chris.
09/04/02 Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA CDR (2) A- AUD
A Whisper performed live for the only time. Great rare aud recording.
09/06/02,The Greek theater, CDR (2) San Francisco, CA, A AUD
One of the best aud recordings. Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay cover
09/09/02 SDSU Open Air Theatre San Diego, Source: CDR(2) Grade: A- AUD
Great aud recording
09/14/02 99X Acoustic Show A (30 min) FM and Webcast
Amazing acoustic session.
09/16/02 Live at Pier Six Concert Pavilion, Baltimore, CDR (2) , A AUD
Great aud recording. Streets of Baltimore cover.
09/22/02 Live at Much Music, Toronto , CDR (1) , A from FM VCDinterviews
TV appearance, excellent session but with rather weak interviews.
09/24/02 UIC Pavilion Chicago IL , CDR (2) , A- AUD
Great aud recording
10/11/02 M.E.N. Arena, Manchester CDR (1)A , TV
One of the best visual pro-shot broadcasts but a ballad-heavy incomplete setlist.
11/05/02 Ahoy Hall, Rotterdam Grade: A
Official release on Clocks singles
11/20/02 Arena, Berlin, Germany CDR (2), A-, DAU
'Du haust" teaser and a good aud recording.
11/21/02Valby Hallen, Denmark , CDR (2) , A-/B+ AUD
Good aud and Barbie Girl cover
12/06/02 Jool Holland CDR (1) , A from TV
Good performance but a very unchatty Chris interview


2003 Setlists
01/25/03 Grady Cole Center Charlotte NC, CDR (2) , A AUD
One of the best aud recordings ever plus new song Ladder to Sun and full band Moses. 01/28/03
01/28/03 Verizon Wireless Theater, Houston TX CDR (2) , A from FM, A- AUD
One of the only few complete FM concerts of the entire tour. Great aud as well
01/29/03 UTFrank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, CDR (2) , A- AUD also
Great aud recording.
01/31/03 Nextstage, Grand Prairie TX CDR (2) , A- AUD
Great aud recording.
02/01/03 Oklahoma City Oklahoma CDR (2) , A- AUD
Great aud recording.
02/03/03 St.Louis,MI CDR (2) , A- AUD
Great aud recording.
02/06/03 Fillmore, Denver, CO w/soundcheck CDR (2) , A- AUD
Only soundcheck to surface in good . Great show too.
02/09/03 Dodge Theater, Phoenix, AZ CDR (2), A
Wonderful rare aud recording
02/13/03 Star Lounge, Los Angeles (1)CDR, A, (FM)
Great radio session
02/27/03 Oakdale Theater, Hartford CT (2)CDR, A-, AUD
Excellent aud recording
03/02/03 Pittsburgh(1)CDR, A, FM
Great but partial Broadcast FM
03/04/03 Indianapolis(1)CDR, A, FM
Great but partial Broadcast FM
03/06/03 Gwinnet Civic & Cultural Centre, Atlanta, Georgia(2)CDR w radio interview , A FM
Elton John on piano during Trouble, missing the cover of Georgia on My mind. 1 CD without interview.
03/07/03 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN (2)CDR, A-, AUD
Excellent Aud recording and has several covers. Top performance.
03/09/03 PromoWest Pavillion Columbus OH , (2)CDR, A-, AUD
Excellent Aud recording
03/10/03 Palace Theater, Lousiville, KY (1)CDR, A FM
Great but partial Broadcast FM
03/25/03 Maida Vale, BBC, London , A FM
Hilarious and top notch radio session
04/03/03 Dusseldorf, Germany (2)CDR, A, from TV broadcast
Great but partial TV Broadcast
04/17/03 Earl's Court, London, UK (1)CDR, A, FM
Great but partial Broadcast FM
05/20/03 Edmonton, Canada (2)CDR, A, FM
Also has opening band the Music broadcast
05/31/03 Kevin And Bean Breakfast Show, KROQ Radio, Los Angeles(1)CDR, A, (FM)
Great radio show
05/31/03 Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA (2)CDR, A-, (FM)
Complete FM show
06/06/03 Red Rocks (1)CDR, A, FM (9 song hightlights) or FM + AUD mixed= full show A-
Amazing show with complete aud-fm mix or just the FM highlights
06/09/03 Chicago UIC Pavilion (2)CDR, A-/B+, AUD
Excellent aud recording
06/11/03 Toronto, Canada (2)CDR, A, FM
Complete FM show!
06/12/03 China Club, NYC (1)CDR, A, FM
Great radio show but a lowpoint for the band. Still worthwhile.
06/21/03 Southside Festival (1)CDR, A, FM
Complete FM?
06/29/03 Werchter Festival (1)CDR, A, FM
Great but partial Broadcast FM
07/12/03 JJJ Files, Australian Broadcast (1)CDR, A, FM
History with interviews & rarities
07/14/03 The Ticking of Clocks, London, England CDR (1) BBC, A FM
History with interviews
07/26/03 FreeWheeling Sessions AUS(1)CDR, A, FM
Interviews and Chris playing his favorite songs.