'Til Kingdom Come

Songfacts®:

  • This song was intended for Johnny Cash. On Coldplay's "Twisted Logic" tour, Chris Martin explained that this song was written for a special event and was to be performed by Cash and Coldplay together. Unfortunately, Johnny Cash passed away before this event could be finalized.
  • This is a hidden track. It is represented on the X&Y package by a "+" sign on the back the case. >>
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    James - Portland, OR
  • Chris Martin told Rolling Stone July 14, 2005 that both "A Message" and this song came from his religious upbringing. Said Martin: "'A Message' is taken from a hymn we used to sing called 'My Song Is Love Unknown,' and we'd say 'kingdom come' every week in the Lord's Prayer. One of the great things about being forced to go to church services is that we'd sing all these big songs. That's partly why I'm obsessed with getting everyone to sing along at our shows. It makes me feel like I'm a part of something."

Comments: 10

  • Stephanie from Springfield, OhI think this is a love song to or for Johnny Cash. It's really beautiful.
  • Joanna from Philadelphia, Pathis song reminds me of the book "the time traveler's wife."
  • Mike from Johnstown, PaI wonder how the song would have sounded if Cash had been singing...I just can't imagine it.
  • Nathaniel from Pittsburgh, PaThis is the best coldplay song ever in my opinion. I wish they would play it on the radio!
  • Kelly from Omaha, NeOh I'm sorry I almost forgot Swallowed in the Sea.
  • Kelly from Omaha, NeThis song is tied with Sparks for the two best hardly known, personaly, repeatable Coldplay songs.
  • Scott from Montgomery, Alprobably the greatest Coldplay song
  • Amy from Chester, Englandthis is a really lovely song!! its about some one waiting for their love, and telling them how much they mean to them. gr8 album!!!
  • Kelsey from Atlanta, GaIt is about a man who is waiting for his wife to make a loaf of bread and she is taking forever. Then, at the end, he gets up for butter and asks her to wait on him.
  • James from Portland, OrThis Song Is a Hidden Track, It was represented on the X&Y package by a "+" Sign.
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