The band pick up the Best Alternative award, ahead of Radiohead
27 Feb 2002
If proof were needed that it had paid off slogging around the States making themselves sick and dodging airborne attacks from disgruntled metal fans, then this surely must have been it? The fellas had experienced the Brit Awards, of course, but the Grammys are more deeply established and somewhat more grown up.
It was still early days for Coldplay in America, but it was clear that neither side had any intention of it being a brief encounter.