anthonyjmiccio | April 30, 2008 - 1:00 am

coldplayyyyy.jpgMore than 600,000 people grabbed the free download of Coldplay’s “”Violet Hill” from the band’s Web site yesterday. I’ll be impressed if Coldplay can sustain enough interest in this clattering, echoey mess through next week–when Johnny-come-latelies have to pay for it–to make a consistent chart impression. [NME]