Coldplay (more specifically, Clocks):
Rhythmically the most boring band in the world. That's not an opinion - that's a fact. Basically every single one of their songs is a mid-tempo soft-rocker, with either guitar or piano playing continuous eighth notes. Sometimes fourth notes. Need proof?
Jeff Buckley - Coldplay wish they could make sensitive music
Radiohead - Coldplay wish they could be innovative
Muse - Coldplay wish they could be a post-Britpop band with ENERGY!
Tori Amos - Coldplay wish they could play the piano nearly as well
Not really derivative, but fairly generic, faceless, totally unchallenging Australian rock. …