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Coldplay: Mylo Xyloto Is A 'Blank Canvas'

Coldplay see their latest album 'Mylo Xyloto' as a "blank canvas". The British band came up with the unusual name for their latest release - which they launched last week with a stunning gig in...

Coldplay Invest In Flashing Wristbands

Coldplay have invested in a flashing wristband business.The 'Fix You' rockers - made up of Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Johnny Buckland and Will Champion - have teamed up with electronics firm RB Concepts after seeing...

Coldplay Stream Madrid Concert

Coldplay kicked off their European tour by streaming a concert live from the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid last night (26.10.11). The British band performed a set which included songs from their...

Coldplay Have Experimented With Drugs

Chris Martin has experimented with "alcohol and drugs".Despite being known for his healthy and clean cut lifestyle, the Coldplay frontman insists he and his bandmates have lived the rock 'n' roll lifestyle and partied hard.He...

Coldplay Have Made 'Schizophrenic Album'

Chris Martin has labelled Coldplay's latest release 'Mylo Xyloto' a "schizophrenic album". The frontman explained the LP's unusual name came from the mixture of sounds on the record and he has praised producer Brian Eno for...

Chris Martin Says Coldplay Gave Him Marriage Paradise

Chris Martin "wouldn't have a girlfriend" if it wasn't for Coldplay.The 'Paradise' singer - who is about to release the band's fifth studio album 'Mylo Xyloto' - is grateful for all the success and adulation...

Chris Martin: Beyonce's Fame Is More Real

Chris Martin thinks Beyonce Knowles "needs" more attention than her male counterparts.The Coldplay frontman - who is married to singer-and-actress Gwyneth Paltrow - thinks female stars such as the 'Single Ladies (Put a Ring on...

Coldplay Started From Scratch With Mylo Xyloto

Coldplay "started from scratch" for 'Mylo Xyloto' after being criticised for their previous record.Singer Chris Martin admitted the group felt "very low" following 2008's 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends', which left...

Coldplay's Smelly Shows

Coldplay prefer playing stadiums to small venues, because the audience can't smell them. The 'Paradise' band's singer, Chris Martin, enjoys the energy of an intimate show by the band, but admits things can get a...

Coldplay's Surprise Encore

Coldplay caused "chaos and pandemonium" with a spontaneous encore after filming 'The Late Show with David Letterman'.The 'Viva La Vida' hitmakers had been told not to perform any extra tracks for the audience once the...

Coldplay Drummer Wanted Rihanna's Vocal

Coldplay drummer Will Champion wanted to sing Rihanna's part on one of the group's new tracks.The 'Fix You' rockers teamed up with the 'S&M' singer for 'Princess of China' - which is on their forthcoming...

Lindsay Lohan's Backstage Fury

Lindsay Lohan reportedly "threw a fit" when she was refused a backstage pass at Coldplay's concert in Los Angeles on Wednesday (03.08.11).The 'Mean Girls' star had been given prime seats for the show from the...

Coldplay Sing Their Own Songs In Their Spare Time

Coldplay's Guy Berryman only performs the band's own songs when he's doing karaoke. The 33-year-old bassist comically revealed during interviews in Japan - where the group played at the Fuji Rock festival - he likes...

Coldplay Announce Comeback Single

Coldplay will release comeback single 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' this week.The 'Violet Hill' band announced today (31.05.11) they will release the first single from the follow up to 2008's 'Viva La Vida' album on...

Coldplay Album Developing 'Recognisable Form'

Coldplay's new album is "developing a recognisable form".The 'Viva La Vida' group - comprising Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Jonny Buckland - are presently working on their long-awaited fifth album in London and...

Chris Martin's Almost Fight With Bandmate

Coldplay have almost had full-blown fights while on tour.The British rockers - made up of Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion - got so riled up on one occasion that Chris and...

Coldplay Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

Coldplay have been confirmed as headliners at this year's Glastonbury festival. It has long been rumoured the 'Viva La Vida' group would be one of this year's top acts, but no official statement had been...

Coldplay Hint At Album Themes

Coldplay's fifth album may give insight into the group's relationship with each other. Frontman Chris Martin has been cryptic about what the nearly complete record is about, but said themes covered in the album were...

Coldplay Isolate Themselves In Studio

Coldplay forget there are "other people in the world" when they are in the studio. The 'Viva La Vida' rockers have spent much of the last year working on their fifth album, and said they...

Chris Martin Up For Songwriting Oscar

Coldplay singer Chris Martin is nominated in the Best Song category for next year's Oscars.The singer wrote the track 'Me And Tennessee' which has been nominated for one of the prestigious film industry awards after...

Coldplay Plan Concept Album

Coldplay are recording a "concept album".The group have been in the studio working on the as-yet untitled follow-up to 2008's 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends' and though they haven't confirmed any...

Coldplay Announce 'Hidden' Shows

Coldplay have announced a pair of 'hidden' and 'intimate' Christmas shows. The band will play two venues which will be kept secret until 24 hours prior to the concerts in Liverpool and Newcastle, which will...

Coldplay Nourishing Engineer

Coldplay are forcing their studio engineer to eat.The band have become concerned about the state of Rik Simpson - who is manning music composition program Pro Tools at the Beehive studio where the band is...

Coldplay Can't Finish?

Coldplay haven't finished any songs for their new record. The band originally planned to release the follow up to their fourth album 'Vida La Vida Or Death And All His Friends' in 2010, but finishing...

Coldplay's Fifth Album Near Completion

Coldplay have promised fans some "killer" new songs.The 'Viva La Vida' hitmakers - comprising singer Chris Martin, guitarist Jonny Buckland, drummer Will Champion and bassist Guy Berryman - have almost finished work on their fifth...

Coldplay's Song Marking System

Coldplay have set up a grading wall to help choose the tracks for their new album.The 'Fix You' rockers - consisting of Chris Martin, Will Champion, Jonny Buckland and Guy Berryman - are currently working...

Chris Martin's Tight Success

Chris Martin owes his success to tight trousers.The Coldplay frontman claims the best advice he was ever given was to change his wardrobe slightly, which he thinks boosted the band's success in the US.He said:...

Coldplay Return Before Christmas

Coldplay's next album will "hopefully" be released before Christmas. The indie band are presently working on the follow up to 2008s 'Viva La Vida' in London, and their recordings are held so tightly under lock...

Coldplay Plot New Eno Direction

Coldplay are working with Brian Eno again on their new albumFrontman Chris Martin is said to be worried about alienating fans with their trademark stadium rock sound and hopes the legendary music producer - who...

Coldplay's Toilet Tracks

Coldplay consider fans' toilet breaks when choosing their set list.The 'Fix You' hitmakers constantly watch their audiences during concerts and if they see people getting restless during certain songs, they axe the track from subsequent...

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