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Coldplay's Viva La Vida To Be Biggest-selling Album Of 2008

Coldplay's fourth album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends is set to become both the fastest- and biggest-selling album of the year.While it only hit the shelves on Thursday June 12th, it...

By on 13 June 2008

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"I give myself an A for effort and man-hours but I'm not going to claim to be as talented as USHER or BEYONCE." Modest COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN....

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Music producer BRIAN ENO hired a hypnotist to help COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN dig out song and lyric ideas from his subconscious, while recording the group's new album VIVA LA VIDA....

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"If I'm fed up with being Mr. COLDPLAY, I try to pretend I'm RIHANNA for a day. It's a far sexier way to spend 24 hours." Rocker CHRIS MARTIN on his odd fantasies....

Coldplay Haven't Given Up On 'Sexy' Minogue Duet

COLDPLAY still have major plans to release the duet frontman CHRIS MARTIN sang with KYLIE MINOGUE, which was cut from the band's new album - when it's finished. Martin joked that the track, Life In...

Martin Injures Knee Days Before Comeback Tour

CHRIS MARTIN has thrown COLDPLAY's comeback concert into jeopardy after twisting his knee during tour rehearsals. The frontman was left hobbling in pain after injuring his leg in practice sessions for the band's eagerly...

Rocking Revved Up Coldplay Star's Sad Sex Life

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN was inspired to become a rock star because he was sick of having nothing more than platonic relationships with girls he fancied. Now married to Hollywood beauty Gwyneth Paltrow, the singer...

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"You've got to be hungry. If your wife went out with BRAD PITT, you'd want to prove yourself, you know what I mean?" COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN on the pressures of first dating his wife...

Martin's Songwriting Trauma

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN rarely shares a bed with wife GWYNETH PALTROW when he is writing music - because he works at night in a hidden corner of their London home. The singer confesses the...

New Coldplay Album Set To Smash Sales Records

Coldplay's fourth album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, is likely to become the biggest selling album of the year, according to online retailer Play.com.The entertainment website says it expect the four-piece's...

By on 10 June 2008

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"Why wouldn't I want someone to bring out the best in me?" COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN defends his decision to take singing lessons....

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"I don't think we're actually bigger than GIRLS ALOUD. We're certainly not as attractive and we don't have a song as good as CALL THE SHOTS." COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN insists the British girl group...

Martin's Karaoke Dream

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN is disappointed his band's hits are not karaoke favourites. The star hopes the band's new album Viva La Vida will appeal to more amateur singers and feature in karaoke bars across...

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"Anyone who isn't into it is probably a c**t." COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN reveals his thoughts about rapper JAY-Z's forthcoming controversial appearance at U.K. music festival Glastonbury....

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"We have a team of eight-year olds who work in a factory just outside London all the time and we go there and see what they got, and often they have hits, and we take...

Coldplay To Stream New Album On Myspace Page Tonight

Coldplay's fourth album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends will be streamed live on the band's MySpace page tonight (Friday June 6th).The new album, named after an inscription frontman Chris Martin saw...

By on 06 June 2008

Martin 'Star Struck' By Fry

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN was overwhelmed when he met British comedian STEPHEN FRY - confessing he was completely "star struck" by his boyhood hero. Martin, who is married to Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow, has a...

Timberlake Inspires Coldplay Album

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was the inspiration for COLDPLAY's new album VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS, according to frontman CHRIS MARTIN. The band's drummer Will Champion is such a fan of Timberlake's hit...

Paltrow Wants More Children

GWYNETH PALTROW wants a third child with rocker husband CHRIS MARTIN, to honour her late father BRUCE. The actress claims the director - who died of cancer in 2002 - regretted only having two children;...

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"I'm sure most English teachers would still put a red line through them." COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is convinced the band's latest lyrics wouldn't make the grade....

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"I'm always trying to work out what 'he' or 'she' or 'it' is. I don't know if it's Allah or Jesus or Mohammed or Zeus. But I'd go for Zeus. I lay claim to being...

Minogue 'Too Sexy' For Coldplay Album

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN scrapped a collaboration he recorded with pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE from his band's forthcoming LP VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS - because it was "too sexy". The...

Martin Fears Going Solo

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN fears the day record label bosses will force him to launch a solo career - because he's convinced he'll fail if he has to go it alone. The singer/songwriter rose to...

Martin Still Not Convinced Of Coldplay Success

Rocker CHRIS MARTIN is amazed his band COLDPLAY have achieved international success - because he is convinced they've never produced anything "that good". The Speed of Sound hitmakers have released three albums to date -...

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"I dreamt about RADIOHEAD last night and WESTLIFE the night before. Which is the perfect blend of what we're trying to do musically." COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN gets subconscious inspiration from fellow British bands....

Jay-z Headlining Glastonbury Is Cool, Say Mgmt

Hotly-tipped US duo MGMT have said Jay-Z's headlining of this year's Glastonbury festival is good news for the event.The Somerset festival - held at Worthy Farm, Pilton, at the end of June - has not...

By on 21 May 2008

Martin Axes Minogue Lyrics

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE took time out of her busy schedule to record a vocal for British band COLDPLAY - but frontman CHRIS MARTIN erased it from the final cut. The Spinning Around hitmaker -...

Martin: 'Coldplay Wont Do A Radiohead'

COLDPLAY star CHRIS MARTIN has vowed to remain loyal to beleagured record label EMI, despite an exodus of major names from the British music giant. Sir Paul MCCartney, The Rolling Stones and Radiohead have all...

Coldplay's Label Dismisses 2-1 Offer Claims

LATEST: Bosses at COLDPLAY's record label Capitol are baffled by frontman CHRIS MARTIN's claim the band is running a two-for-one promotion on its new album. Martin told British newspaper the Daily Mirror the band wanted...

Paltrow: 'Martin Is A Perfectionist'

Hollywood actress GWYNETH PALTROW has lavished praise on her husband CHRIS MARTIN for working so hard on his band COLDPLAY's new album - after he deemed their last effort "s**t". The Sliding Doors star has...

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