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Will Champion

Champion performing with Coldplay in 2011.
Background information
Born (1978-07-31) 31 July 1978 (age 38)
Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
Genres

Alternative rock
post-Britpop
pop rock
pop

Occupation(s)

Drummer
percussionist
musician
multi-instrumentalist
actor

Instruments

Drums
percussion
vocals
piano
keyboards
guitar
violin
tin whistle

Years active 1995–present
Labels Parlophone, Capitol, Atlantic
Associated acts Coldplay, a-ha, Ricky Gervais
Notable instruments
Yamaha drums, Zildjian cymbals, Slingerland drumkit, Pro-Mark American Hickory 5A sticks and Ludwig Supraphonic Snare, Remo Drumheads Coated Ambassador

I think hopefully we’ve got enough brain cells left to decide if our music is really worth something.
Will Champion
I can’t do all that riddly diddly stuff. I’m not good enough. It’s all about not playing.
Will Champion
Coldplay are just four friends trying to make great music.
A lot of the time there is a lot of melancholy in the lyrics.
The first time we all played as a band, I think it was in January 1998, in Jonny’s bedroom.
Will Champion
At the end of the day, we’re just trying to prevent each other from going mad.
Will Champion
When you write something it has to hit the level that you accept as being good.
Will Champion
Optimism is the key.
We’re also passionate about music and very critical about the music that we listen to.
Will Champion
Two weeks later, we played our first concert and had 100 people there. It was pretty cool.
Will Champion