"Trouble" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. The band wrote the song and co-produced it with British record producer Ken Nelson for Coldplay's debut album, Parachutes. The song repeats the word "trouble" throughout the lyrics, and its musicscape is minimalist.
The song was released on 26 October 2000 as the album's third single. It reached number 10 on the UK Singles Chart, making it the band's second Top 10 single in the country. Although "Trouble" failed to chart on the main singles chart in the United States, the music press deemed it almost as successful as its predecessor, "Yellow". Two different music videos for the song were released.
According to Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, he wrote "Trouble" as a result of his own behaviour. He recalls, "There were some bad things going in our band ... the song is about behaving badly towards somebody you really love and I was certainly doing that to some members of the band." He added that he supposed it was about time to act of a knobhead. The four members of Coldplay co-wrote "Trouble".
British record producer Ken Nelson and the band produced "Trouble" for their debut album, Parachutes. The track was recorded four...