Greatest hits: Coldplay’s top five top-selling songs

Coldplay has been rocking the world with its ongoing “A Head Full of Dreams” tour. The band has produced some of the best songs ever written. And its songs have been topping music charts worldwide. Here are the band’s top five biggest hits.

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Paradise (2011) : Paradise has sold over 965,000 copies. When it came out, it immediately seized the number one spot.

Fix you (2005) : One of Coldplay’s signature songs, Fix You sold over 679,000 copies. The song was written by Chris Martin for his then wife Gwyneth Paltrow following the devastating death of her father. The song just hits you right in the feels.

Viva La Vida (2008) : The song sold over 828,000 copies. Viva La Vida also topped the charts for a week.

Princess of China (2012): This one is in collaboration with Rihanna. Martin even claimed to have secretly written it with her in mind. Rihanna performed the song with the band during the closing of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. The song sold over 565,000 copies.

Yellow (2000) : Another one of the classics. Yellow was Coldplay’s very first top 10 hit. It was the band’s breakthrough song. The song was taken from its debut album Parachutes, which sold over 2.6 million copies. Yellow has sold over 542,000 copies in the U.K. alone.

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