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"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" (CD Single)
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"EVERY TEARDROP IS A WATERFALL" is a super-positive single from global pop stars Coldplay. Like much of the band's music, this track is very clean, with no graphic language or mature topics -- opting instead for exceptionally uplifting lyrics about seeing the good in every situation: "As we soar walls, every siren is a symphony, and every tear is a waterfall." In general, the song is another fine pick for young and old Coldplay fans alike.
Is it any good?
Never a band to look a gift horse in the mouth, Coldplay once again returns to the tried-and-true with this song -- sticking to a basic yet catchy chord structure that's simple as can be but still manages to hook you. Just like "Clocks," "Speed of Sound," and so many others that came before, this tune reaches out and grabs you.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about how to maintain a positive outlook despite sad or difficult things that happen in your life.
Think of a time when you felt down, and describe some of the things you learned from that experience that helped make you into a better person.
Name five things you can do to help yourself feel better when something bad has happened.
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