Jonny Buckland

Jonny Buckland

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Jonathan Mark Buckland (born 11 September 1977), known as Jonny Buckland, is an English guitarist and musician, best known as the lead guitarist of the band Coldplay.

Early life

Buckland was born in Islington, London, and lived there until the age of four, when his family moved to Pantymwyn, North Wales. He started playing the guitar at the age of eleven, after being spurred on by The Stone Roses, Ride, George Harrison and My Bloody Valentine, while being encouraged by his elder brother Tim. He was a student at Ysgol y Waun and Alun School, the latter located in the Welsh town of Mold; moving on to study astronomy and mathematics at University College London, where he also met his future band mates—Chris Martin, Guy Berryman and Will Champion—and formed Coldplay. While at University College London, Buckland, along with Martin, worked as a school janitor.

Buckland is noted for his sparse arrangements and use of slide. His stylistic chiming and ringing sound have led to some comparisons with the playing of U2's The Edge.

Solo work

Buckland has guested on Ian McCulloch's solo album Slideling and made a cameo appearance with band mate Chris Martin in the film Shaun of the Dead.

Personal life

Chris Martin often refers to him as "Jonny Boy" during live concerts,...
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