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Martin Hints At Imminent Retirement

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is preparing to retire from music - because he believes rock stars should call it quits before reaching their mid-30s. Martin is adamant the Yellow hitmakers will step away from the...

Martin: 'The Best Bands Are On Holiday'

Humble COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN insists his band is the best on the world because U2 and GREEN DAY are on vacation. The British singer/songwriter admits his group will slip down the list of great...

Martin Fears For Coldplay Tour

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN fears the band will struggle to sell tickets on their upcoming tour because of the global economic crisis. The band is set to take to the road in November (08) with...

Martin Turns To Mcculloch For Songwriting Help

COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN has found a secret songwriting mentor in ECHO + THE BUNNYMEN star IAN MCCULLOCH - and often texts the KILLING MOON singer when he's run out of ideas. MCCulloch reveals Martin quizzes...

Coldplay Planning One-off Knebworth Gig

Coldplay are planning to follow in the footsteps of Oasis and Robbie Williams by playing a huge show at Knebworth House.The Gallaghers played two shows at the stately home in 1996 before Robbie Williams bettered...

By on 17 October 2008

Double Q Magazine Awards Glory For Coldplay

Coldplay have claimed two awards at the 2008 Q magazine awards.The foursome's most recent album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends took the best album prize while Chris Martin and company were...

By on 06 October 2008

Coldplay Call In Jay-z For Lost! Remix

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is calling in a favour from his pal JAY-Z - the rap superstar is to feature on a remix of the band’s track LOST! The singer and his wife Gwyneth Paltrow...

Chris Martin Bigs Up Nickelback

Chris Martin has been voicing his support for the Canadian rock band NICKELBACK.The COLDPLAY frontman feels the much-maligned band – of the ubiquitous hit Rock Star – are unfairly treated by many people, reports the...

By on 02 October 2008

Coldplay: 'We're Not Popular Enough For A Residency'

COLDPLAY have turned down the chance to follow in PRINCE's footsteps and perform a residency in London, because frontman CHRIS MARTIN is convinced they aren't popular enough. The Purple Rain hitmaker sold out 21 dates...

Martin Aims To Please Fans

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has put a stop to his grumpy moods at gigs - so his fans can have a more enjoyable experience. The singer has been accused of being moody at concerts in...

Coldplay Grab Four Nominations For Q Magazine Awards

Coldplay lead the field for this year's Q magazine awards with four nominations.The foursome are nominated for best track and best video for their single Violet Hill - which was released as a free download...

By on 02 September 2008

Coldplay Announce Ep And Album Release Plans

Coldplay have confirmed they will release new material as early as December, with a fifth album to follow in 2009.Speaking to BBC 6Music, frontman Chris Martin said the foursome have already planned as far ahead...

By on 01 September 2008

Martin: 'Tattoos Are Like Drugs'

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is a big fan of tattoos, insisting the buzz he gets from having them done is like a drug. The Yellow hitmaker, who has several pieces of body art, admits he...

Martin's Cleaning Job

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN will never trash a hotel room – because he used to clean them. The British rocker refuses to follow in the footsteps of other musicians by deliberately damaging hotel rooms after...

Chris Martin: We Ripped Off Blur

Chris Martin has said that a Blur song was the first inspiration for the band when they began recording their new album.According to the singer, Sing from BLUR'S debut album LEISURE was a starting point...

By on 08 August 2008

Cyrus Smitten With 'Saint' Chris

MILEY CYRUS is thrilled to hear COLDPLAY would consider touring with her because she has a huge crush on frontman CHRIS MARTIN. Martin revealed he is a fan of the teen sensation in a recent...

Health Drive For Coldplay

CHRIS MARTIN and his COLDPLAY bandmates are on a strict diet - after former THE STONE ROSES star GARY 'MANI' MOUNFIELD ordered them to shape up. The frontman, husband of former macrobiotic dieter Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Coldplay Pull Plug On Tour Merchandise

British rockers COLDPLAY has pulled some of their merchandise from the stands on their current U.S. tour - because it is "c**p", according to frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The singer and his band were so let...

Martin: `I Like Miley'

Rocker CHRIS MARTIN has revealed he's a closet fan of MILEY CYRUS and her TV show HANNAH MONTANA. The Coldplay frontman has yet to meet the teen sensation but already knows he'd like her if...

Martin Refused Access To Rooftop Party

COLDPLAY's U.S. tour started on a sour note for frontman CHRIS MARTIN when he was refused access to a pre-show party. The British rocker's name wasn't on the list for a rooftop bash at the...

Coldplay Album Slated By Producer

British band COLDPLAY's latest album was slated by legendary producer BRIAN ENO before it was even recorded, according to frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The rocker and his band enlisted the former Roxy Music keyboardist to help...

Chris Martin Defends 'Unusual' Baby Names

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN is sticking up for celebrities with unusually-named children - insisting names are "just noises". Martin and his wife Gwyneth Paltrow delved deep into the baby name book to hand their two-year-old...

`Handsome' Berryman Credited For Coldplay Success - By The Band

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN is convinced "handsome" bandmate GUY BERRYMAN is solely responsible for the band's success - because girls and gay fans love him. Martin admits that while he and his other bandmates desperately...

Martin's Strict Upbringing

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN was subjected to a strict Christian upbringing - which taught him sex was wrong. The singer - who is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow - admits his parents were keen to...

Martin's Treat For Injured Fan

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN made a young fan's day, when he plucked him from the crowd during a concert to join him onstage. The singer was rehearsing ahead of a live performance on U.S. breakfast...

Coldplay's New Album Is A Musical Smoothie

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has described the band's new album as a "smoothie", crammed with a host of musical flavours. Martin admits he stole ideas from performers past and present for Viva La Vida -...

Gervais Steals Limelight From Coldplay

Rocker CHRIS MARTIN was recently upstaged by RICKY GERVAIS at his own concert - after the comedian attracted more attention than COLDPLAY themselves. The Yellow hitmakers were recording a live show for the BBC when...

Coldplay Joke About Copying Radiohead

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has confessed to something musicologists and fans alike have thought for years - the rockers borrow heavily from RADIOHEAD. During a free Coldplay show in London on Monday night (16Jun08), frontman...

Martin Defies Critics' Advice To Ditch Old Songs

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has vowed to continue performing the band's older songs whenever they tour - because he never wants to consign their early hits to the history books. The rockers are currently touring...

Coldplay Return To Live Circuit With Free Brixton Show

Coldplay have marked their return to live performance with a free concert for competition winners at London's Brixton Academy.The south London show at the 5,000 capacity venue included a mixture of old favourites and tracks...

By on 17 June 2008

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