Coldplay is a British rock group formed in 1996. The band achieved worldwide recognition in 2000 after their 2nd single, Yellow, was released. The song flew to the top of the British and USA charts. The group’s fourth studio album, Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, was released in 2008. The album sold 302,000 copies in three days and was, according to the BBC, “one of the fastest selling records in UK history”.