It's a musical device that was common in certain 50s/60s pop music, that both artists have put in their music to allude to that era.
i smell a coldplay rant

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who is the little girl in the cher video?

edit: i forget how much i love under blackpool lights
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Has anybody noticed how Jack White and Cher look uncannily similar?
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I dont understand what you mean by device here?

He means that particular modulation. And he's right. That modulation does feature in an awful lot of songs from that sort of period/songs which emulate that style.

The melodies are quite similar too. Funny find.
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yeah i heard the cher song on the radio yesterday for the first time in a while and i couldnt figure out what song in reminded me of. drove me crazy for hours. but i got it. hah