With ‘Yellow,’ Coldplay Made Sincerity Popular, Deeply Uncool

For more than 20 years, the self-effacing British superstars have followed the template of their first big hit to perfect a brand of uplifting, totally pleasant, utterly inoffensive pop music that people love to mock

The TikTok Generation Adores Coldplay for Some Reason

The band wrote a song for Gen Z, and it was called ‘Yellow.’ Why are all these new covers and remixes so… boring?