Frankly, you get what you deserved for buying a Coldplay CD in the first place

This is from the CD insert for the Indian release of Coldplay’s X&Y. In case you were wondering, you don’t get to read it until you’ve bought the CD. Anyone want to clear up what CD players it actually will play on? Or why you’d want to, given it’s Coldplay?

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