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Coldplay Connect With the Spirit of Early Hip-Hop on New Single

Also: Stream new music by Lil Wayne, Arctic Monkeys, Black Lips, Dawes, Journey and more

In this week’s slate of Rolling Stone reviews, Jon Dolan praises “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall,” the first single from Coldplay‘s upcoming fifth album, which gets in touch with the enthusiastic, imaginative spirit of early hip-hop while sounding like a mixture of U2, the Velvet Underground and rave music. Also, Jody Rosen digs Lil Wayne‘s acoustic rap ballad “How to Love,” which he says is “a casual ground-breaker,” and marvels at the “cheeky verbosity” of the Arctic Monkeys’ new album Suck It and See, their best record since their 2006 debut.


Coldplay “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall” (stream)

Lil Wayne “How to Love” (stream)

Ivy “Distant Lights” (stream)

Limp Bizkit “Shotgun” (stream)

Arctic Monkeys “Reckless Serenade” (stream)

Romeo Santos “You” (stream)

Yuck “Milkshake” (stream)


Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See (stream one song)

Dawes – Nothing Is Wrong (stream one song)

Black Lips – Arabia Mountain (stream one song)
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Revelator (stream one song)

Fucked Up – David Comes to Life (stream one song)

Journey – Eclipse (stream one song)

LAST WEEK: Eddie Vedder’s Surprisingly Delicate New Album ‘Ukulele Songs’

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