michael poliza in churchill manitoba, who noted “the polar bear was all by himself as they are very solitary animals anyway. but this one looked particularly sad as it wandered around, almost a though it didn’t understand where the snow had gone.” (more polar bear photos)
“To write I have to feel slightly sorry for myself. You have to be in a slightly self-obsessed state of mind and sit at a piano for six hours and not worry about meeting someone for a date. My best songs come when I have that feeling that I’ve left the party early. And the other reason our songs are all about struggling and worrying and being beleaguered is my dad. He’s a terrible worrier. He’s always after the next thing. And I am too.” - Chris Martin
"The Mylo Xyloto tour has been the most fun we’ve ever had as a band. It felt very uplifting right from the start, partly because we are proud of the music, the LED wristbands, the pyrotechnics, the lasers and all of that stuff, but mainly because of the amazing audiences that we’ve been playing for."
We’re a Team (Catching Fire) - James Newton Howard & Coldplay