Music at Mars Hill: A Closer Look at Mylo Xyloto

Music at Mars HillĀ is a weekly column by Luke Larsen that seeks to find God amidst the newest trends in both mainstream music and independent music.I previously wrote a bit of a rant here on Music at Mars Hill on why Coldplay was moving closer and closer to populist ambiguity when they released their EP leading up to Mylo Xyloto. And now that we've got the full album, there's been a lot of talk about the thing (as is to be expected in a Coldplay release). A recent article over at … [Read more...]

Music at Mars Hill: Coldplay On Top of the World

Music at Mars Hill is a weekly column by Luke Larsen that seeks to find God amidst the newest trends in both mainstream music and independent music.In acknowledgement of the three-track EP released by Coldplay last week, this week for Music at Mars Hill we'll be looking at how Coldplay got to the top of the world and also attempt to guess where they will head next as indicated by their newest tracks.With the arrival of the monumentally successful 2008 album, Viva La Vida, Coldplay had … [Read more...]


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