|"Speed of Sound"|
|Song by Coldplay|
|from the album X&Y|
|B-side||"Things I Don't Understand"|
|Released||23 May 2005|
|Genre||Alternative rock, post-Britpop, space rock|
|Length||4:49 (album version)|
4:23 (radio edit)
|Songwriter(s)||Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin|
|Producer(s)||Danton Supple, Coldplay|
|Coldplay singles chronology|
"Speed of Sound" is the first single off British alternative rock band Coldplay's third studio album X&Y. The song was released on 23 May 2005. The song is build around a piano riff which later builds a synthesiser-heavy chorus. It was named Song of the Year by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
References[change | change source]
- "Yusuf Islam Named Songwriter of the Year at ASCAP Awards in London". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
- "All About 'Mimi'". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 2012-09-29. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
- "Grammy Awards 2006: Key winners". BBC News. 9 February 2006. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
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