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Talk Talk: Watch Pretty Lights at Red Rocks, Willie Nelson covers Coldplay for Chipotle, more music newsBy Julio Enriquez | September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Coldplay-lite? Many Keane haters think so. Photo from keanemusic.com. Why is Keane not bigger in the U.S. than Coldplay? The links between these two bands are not only musical (the hard-driving electric-piano rock, the unabashed affinity for pure pop), but personal — in 1997, Chris Martin asked Keane pianist Tim Rice-Oxley to join his new band, Coldplay, Rice-Oxley declined; in 2002, Keane was “discovered” by the same A&R guy who had discovered Coldplay.
[photopress:aug1.jpg,full,pp_image] Augustana brought their clean-cut, midwestern piano rock to the Gothic Theatre on Saturday. Photos by Chandra Carney. God-fearing rockers Augustana makes the kind of music that reminds you of Keane, which reminds you of the Fray, which reminds you of Coldplay. Piano-fronted rock ‘n’ roll is still hot, o yes. Just wait to see the numbers the next Coldplay record does. Augustana made a Saturday-night stop at the Gothic Theatre, and Reverb’s Chandra Carney was there to catch the show with her lenses, some [...]