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Clocks

2002 Released
5:07

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Like many Coldplay songs, "Clocks" is about love. The lyrics are about being in a conflicted, but very intense relationship as precious time slips away.

Lead singer Chris Martin came up with the lyrics and the piano riff shortly before Coldplay released the album. Since they didn't have much time, they put it aside and planned to work on it for their next album. When Martin's friend heard the demo, he convinced them to do whatever was necessary to record it for A Rush Of Blood To The Head, especially since the song deals with the importance of time.

This won the Grammy for 2003 Record Of The Year, beating out "Hey Ya" by Outkast and "Crazy In Love" by Beyoncé. In accepting the award, lead singer Chris Martin dedicated it to the late Johnny Cash and to US presidential candidate John Kerry, "Who hopefully will be your president someday."

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Noise
2 Followers 16h 34m
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bundled
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discography explored
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90s baby’s 2000s kids
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Those born 1995-2000 will probably get nostalgia
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#heavyrotation
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Late 90s and early 00's kids know.
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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Clocks.
F Key
Minor Mode
4/4 Time Signature
131 BPM

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