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The legendary 1984 single is being updated with another cavalcade of music stars, including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Chris Martin and more.
Didn’t get to see Coldplay on tour for their latest album, Ghost Stories? Don’t worry, they’re bringing the live show to you in the form of a new live album and DVD out Nov. 24.
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Florence Welch, Dave Grohl, Brian May and Chrissie Hynde are also among the marquee musicians involved in the charity single.
Jessica Lucas plays an aspiring ballet dancer whose huge balloon body exclude her from realizing her dream of becoming a professional dancer. Chris Martin is a janitor, sweeping up a theater housing the ballet.
While all three acts have the stage presence and worldwide hits necessary for the big show, are they willing to pay for the privilege?
A special evening with Coldplay will take place at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8:30 p.m., PT.
“She has so many amazing people writing for her. It’s like trying to win American Idol, getting a song on Rihanna’s album,” Martin said.
Coldplay have never been shy about their intentions of fixing those who need a little help, but now the band is putting their money where their mouth is.
Coldplay’s current single, “A Sky Full of Stars,” already comes with quite the EDM pedigree, having been co-written by Swedish superstar, Avicii.
Coldplay enlisted the help of fans in Sydney for their latest video for “A Sky Full of Stars,” their second single off Ghost Stories, which comes to life in the streets of Sydney.