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Friday, September 7, 2012

Last week's Coldplay serendipity with YouTube videos, Sveriges Radio and Coldplay's LIVE concert at Stockholm Stadium just hours before; I've embedded SR's coverage of concert so you can listen to it

C83S87 video: Coldplay LIVE in Stockholm - Intro. Back to the Future, Mylo Xyloto, Hurts Like Heaven, Xylobands [HD] Concert held on and video uploaded on August 30, 2012. http://youtu.be/fAP_wRo27Ao
Last week's Coldplay serendipity with YouTube videos, Sveriges Radio and Coldplay's LIVE concert at Stockholm Stadium just hours before
I was sort of restless last Friday night because I'd been busy all day and spent more time outside than usual most of the day, hot and humid as usual, so when I woke-up early Saturday morning, I couldn't fall back asleep right away.
I was literally too tired to fall asleep, and all that earlier Hazelnut coffee at Panera Bread around dinner time didn't help.

I flipped the TV on but seeing nothing interesting on TV that either amused or informed me, and not really wanting to watch ESPN's Sports Center for a third time and know how they'd describe the various highlights before they even said it, I turned the TV back off and walked over to my computer and let my fingers and keyboard do the walking.

In no time at all I was on YouTube looking at what was waiting for me in my inbox, then I minimized that screen for a second and went six hours in the future and began listening to "Godmorgon Stockholm" with Peder Gustafsson on Sveriges Radio, SR.

Then I minimized that window, turned up the volume and maximized the YouTube window again to look at what I'd been sent from all parts of the world.

What are the odds that within one minute, I'd hear Coldplay's "Clocks" played on SR about 1:13 a.m. here in Miami -7:13 a.m. in Stockholm- just moments after seeing some really great videos of yet another one of their amazing concerts that'd taken place just hours before at the old Olympic Stadium, i.e. Stockholm Stadionin the Östermalm area of Stockholm?

Even more so when you know that I'm not a big Coldplay fan, per se, which is to say that I'm never really EVER thinking of them -that's what makes it super-serendipitous

Among the videos I saw then were these videos at the top and below, all shot so well at the concert by C83S87 at http://www.youtube.com/user/C83S87/feed and Marcelinho88 at http://www.youtube.com/user/Marcelinho88/feed 
Go to their respective YouTube Channels to see more of the concert than what I've posted here!

Here is Sveriges Radio's P3 LIVE coverage of the Coldplay concert and the audio quality is fabulous!

Lyssna: Musikguiden i P3 : Direktsänd konsert med Coldplay 20120830 21:00

C83S87 video: Coldplay LIVE 2012 in Stockholm - Viva La Vida/Charlie Brown/Paradise [HD]. Uploaded August 30, 2012

Marcelinho88 video: Coldplay's Chris Martin taping their segment for the "Stand Up To Cancer" TV program in the U.S. that aired nationally Friday night, performing Paradise LIVE in Stockholm. Uploaded August 30 2012

Coldplay på Stadion - Hör introlåtarna här/ Medley of intros. August 30, 2012 

Video above is from Aftonbladet's always interesting WebbTV homepage, something I actually  look at everyday, http://www.aftonbladet.se/webbtv/

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