Clocks (song)

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"Clocks"
Single by Coldplay
from the album A Rush of Blood to the Head
B-side"Crests of Waves"
"Animals"
Released10 December 2002
RecordedMay 2002
GenreAlternative rock
Length5:07 (Album)
4:10 (Radio edit)
LabelParlophone
Songwriter(s)Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
Producer(s)Ken Nelson, Coldplay
Coldplay singles chronology
"The Scientist"
(2002)
"Clocks"
(2002)
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face"
(2003)
"The Scientist"
(2002)
Clocks"
(2003)
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face"
(2003)

"Clocks" is the third single off British alternative rock band Coldplay's second studio album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. The song was released on 10 December 2002.

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On the Billboard charts, "Clocks" was able to peak at #4 on the Adult Top 40,[1] #9 on the Modern Rock Tracks,[2] #21 on the Mainstream Top 40,[3] and #29 on the Hot 100 charts.[4]

In 2004, "Clocks" won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.[5] It was also nominated in the category of Best Single at the 2003 Q Awards.[6] Pitchfork Media ranked the song #68 on their Top 100 Singles of 2000-04 list and at #155 on their 500 Greatest Songs of the 2000s.[7][8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coldplay Album & Song Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Coldplay Album & Song Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Coldplay Album & Song Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "Coldplay Album & Song Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "46th Annual Grammy Awards Winners". Grammy Awards. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Coldplay Nabs Four Q Award Nominations". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "The Top 100 Singles of 2000-04". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s: 200-101". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2015-3-16. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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