- Released: October 24, 2011
- Label: Capitol
Rolling Stone - p.753.5 stars out of 5
-- "On MYLO XYLOTO, the choruses are bigger, the textures grander, the optimism more optimistic. It's a bear-hug record for a bear-market world."
Spin - p.68
"MYLO XYLOTO draws from an expansive palette....'Hurts Like Heaven' rides a zippy new-wave groove that justifies its Cure-conjuring title..."
Uncut (magazine) - p.833 stars out of 5
-- "Coldplay remain as hip as ever....There's no shortage of decent tunes..."
- 1.Mylo Xyloto
- 2.Hurts Like Heaven
- 4.Charlie Brown
- 5.Us Against the World
- 7.Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall
- 8.Major Minus
- 10.Princess of China
- 11.Up in Flames
- 12.A Hopeful Transmission
- 13.Don't Let It Break Your Heart
- 14.Up with the Birds
Composer: Brian Eno.
Personnel: Rosie Danvers (cello); Davide Rossi (strings); Luis Jardim (percussion).
Audio Mixers: Daniel Green ; Mark "Spike" Stent; Michael Brauer; Rik Simpson.
Recording information: The Bakery; The Beehive, London.
Photographers: Kate Peters; Sarah Lee; Phil Harvey.
Coldplay's fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto, was produced by Markus Dravs, Daniel Green, and Rik Simpson (the official press release adds "with enoxification and additional composition by Brian Eno"). Preceded by first single "Every Teardrop Is Waterfall," Mylo Xyloto is set to drop on October 24, 2011.