- Jonny Buckland
Infobox musical artist
Name = Jonny Buckland
Background = solo_singer
Born = birth date and age|1977|9|11|df=y
guitars, vocals, keyboards
Occupation = Guitarist, Musician
Fender Thinline Telecaster Fender Jazzmaster Gibson ES-335
Jonathan Mark Buckland (born 11 September 1977), known as Jonny Buckland, is the lead
guitaristof the band Coldplay.
Buckland was born in Islington,
London, and lived there until the age of four, when his family moved to Pantymwyn, North Wales. He was encouraged to enter the music scene by his elder brother, Tim, who is a big fan of My Bloody Valentine. Buckland started playing the guitar at the age of eleven, after being spurred on by The Stone Roses. Buckland attended Alun Schoolin the Welsh town of Mold; moving on to study astronomyand mathematicsat University College London, where he also met his future band mates and formed Coldplay.
Buckland's musical influences include Ride,
George Harrisonand Jimi Hendrix. He is noted for his sparse arrangements and use of slide. His stylistic chiming/ringing sound (evident in Coldplay's single " In My Place", for example) has led to many comparisons with the playing of U2's The Edge.Fact|date=June 2008
Buckland has guested on Ian McCulloch's solo album "
Slideling" and made a cameo appearance with band mate Chris Martinin the film " Shaun of the Dead".
Chris Martin often refers to him as "Jonny Boy" during live concerts, particularly if Buckland is about to do a solo or a long riff. Martin has said, "There would be no Coldplay music without Jonny Buckland.”Fact|date=June 2008 The affection between Martin and Buckland is often evident during live concerts and interviews, always with tongue firmly in cheek. Buckland is the godfather of Martin's daughter, Apple, the other being
He lives in London with his long-term girlfriend, jewellery maker Chloe Lee-Evans. They have a child together. [cite news|url=http://digital.spin.com/spin/200807/|title=Shine|last=Gross|first=Michael Joseph|date=July 2008|work=Spin|publisher="spin.com"|accessdate=2008-10-06|format=
* 2 x
Fender Hot Rod DeVille212 Combos
* 1 x
Fender Twin Reverbused on 'Parachutes'
Fender JazzmasterProbably 1970s era; it has perloid inlays in the fretboard.
Fender JaguarThis guitar is used mainly "Yellow", "Shiver" and "Viva la Vida'" (as shown in the 2008 iTunes commercial). No other songs have been played on it.
* 4 Vintage Fender Thinline Telecasters:
* 1 Sunburst 1974
* 1 Black 1977; in use since the start of the "X&Y" tour in 2005.
* 1 Walnut 1974; used mainly for slide work.
* 1 Natural 1972; in use since the "X&Y" tour started in 2005.
* Jerry Donahue Lake Placid Blue Japanese
Fender Telecaster(x2). The Jerry Donahue Telecaster is considered by some to be the best version ever made.Fact|date=June 2008 It has a 5-way switch like a Stratocaster, and a Strat pick-up in the neck position. Buckland used one of these on the "Parachutes" tour as his main guitar. He also used it for "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face" ("Live 2003" DVD).
Gibson ES-335Used on tracks like "A Rush of Blood to the Head" , "In My Place" (video), "Shiver" (Glastonbury 2002), and "Life Is for Living".
Rickenbacker6 String (Has only ever been used live to play "Daylight")
* 000C-15E Martin Acoustic
Gibson Les Paul(shown in live performances, Violet Hill)
* Boss TU2 tuner
Pro Co RATVintage Rat distortion
* Boss TR2 tremolo
* Boss RV3 reverb
* Boss DD5 delay
* Dunlop Cry Baby Deluxe wah
Line 6DL4 delay (x2)
* Colorsound Tonebender fuzz
* Pedalboard designed by Mike Hill
TC Electronic2290 Delay
* Lexicon MPX G2
EbowJonny has been using the Ebow on songs like Spies and Amsterdam
* [http://www.coldplay.com Official site]
* [http://community.livejournal.com/_jonnybuckland/ Jonny Buckland LiveJournal Community]
* [http://whataboutjonbuckland.tk/ Official Fansite]
* [http://www.visitmold.com Official Mold Site]
* [http://www.blender.com/TalesFromTheStudio/Blender-Blog/blogs/1168/26581.aspx Tales from the Studio] with Jonny Buckland
* [http://www.alunschool.co.uk/ Alun School Web Site]
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