Cello & Piano - Intermediate
By Coldplay. Arranged by James M. Guthrie. Score, Solo Part. 13 pages. Published by jmsgu3 (H0.258909-94115).
Item Number: H0.258909-94115
Duration: 4:18, Score 11 pages, Part 2 pages.Suitable for recital encore, nightclub or church performance.
"Fix You" is a song by British rock band Coldplay. It was written by all four members of the band for their third studio album, X&Y (2005). The track is built around an organ accompanied by slow tempo drums and vocals.
It was released on 5 September 2005 as the second single from X&Y and has reached number four on the UK Singles Chart. The song reached number 18 in the United States Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks. Promo singles were released for the UK and US. Blythe Danner, the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow and former mother-in-law of Chris Martin, stated in an interview in May 2012 that Martin 'wrote the song for Gwyneth when her father died and I weep every time I hear it'.
"Fix You" was critically acclaimed by music critics. It has been widely sampled, with different covers and sounds. The music video was garnered as a tribute to the 7 July 2005 London bombings. The guitar solo of "Fix You" is currently used as the player introduction at all of the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens' home games, during the three stars of the game selection after every Los Angeles Kings home win, and was played at Staples Center as the Stanley Cup was brought on the ice after the Kings' victory in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final. The song is also used for the 2015–16 New York Islanders inaugural season in Barclays Center.
The song was played live at the Steve Jobs memorial/celebration-of-life event at Apple headquarters on 19 October 2011 in Cupertino, California and at One Love Manchester charity concert on 4 June 2017." Wikipedia
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