The first time Idlewild guitarist Rod Jones walked into an American Wal-Mart he was shocked to hear a song by fellow UK then-upstart, Coldplay. “I heard ‘Yellow’ and I was just, `What the hell is going on?'” he tells Mike Prevatt of the Las Vegas Mercury, laughing. “Six months before, they supported us at a university [show] in Cardiff, and six months later they’re selling millions of albums all over the world. I like them as people and I think they’re a really accomplished band. But I really don’t understand how they got so big so fast.” Read more.
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