And when manager Phil Harvey got the job he read a biography of U2 to learn the ropes. Also from the LA Times: “This is what’s so extraordinary about it,” says Martin. [Coldplay’s frontman] “It’s just like these five blokes, four of us and then him [Phil Harvey], who just know what we like and we don’t know anything else. . . . We’re just kind of guessing our way through it and just trusting that at the end of the day, if we keep writing good songs, then we’ll be OK.” Sound familiar?