These are testing times that none is better prepared than the next to tackle. All that anybody can really do is play their small part in this moment of crisis so that we can see each other anew on the other side of it.
So, in light of this global affliction, I bring to you Don't Panic by Coldplay. The first track of their first-ever studio album Parachutes released in 2000, Don't Panic is befitting today as a reminder that "we live in a beautiful world." The track flows like an easy assurance that better times await, helped of course by Chris Martin's recognisable vocals and Coldplay's characteristic guitar tunes. This track holds the very essence of Coldplay in its early years, one which the band holds onto even today despite having come such a long way since playing this track the first time in a North London pub.
"Yeah, cause here everybody's got somebody to lean on..." The song ends on this note and it is one that the world would be happier remembering. To support each other and look past these difficult times to all the factors that bind us together. Lean on each other, metaphorically though, because social distancing is a must.
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About the curator - Aarushi Aggarwal
Aarushi is a senior at college and is majoring in history and international relations. Her music library is as much home to jazz as it is to Indian classical. Her passion for discovering new music far supersedes other equally important things like finishing assignments on time. She loves dogs, coffee and chocolate.