X&Y is the third studio album by the British rock band Coldplay, released in June 2005.
X&Y was released after a considerable amount of global anticipation. It was a significant commercial success, reaching the top spot of many charts worldwide, including the United Kingdom and United States, being Coldplay's first album to top the US chart. With accumulated sales of 8.3 million units in 2005 alone, X&Y was the best-selling music album released in 2005. The album has sold over 13 million copies worldwide. It spawned the singles "Speed of Sound", "Fix You", "Talk", "The Hardest Part", "What If", and "White Shadows".