The band kicked off the first night of the iTunes Festival at SXSW by performing four news songs off their upcoming album, which seems to harken back to their ‘Parachute’ days.
Also out of the ether, the band let loose the first single from the album, a song called “Magic” which you can download now.
Coldplay surprised fans today with the unexpected release of a new track and accompanying video titled “Midnight,” presumably from their forthcoming album.
Apple’s iTunes Festival has been a juggernaut of England’s festival scene for years and now it’s coming to America for the first time.
U2? Radiohead? David Bowie? All viable options for a band teetering on the edge of experimentation for their upcoming sixth album.
At a charity auction thrown by actor Sean Penn over the weekend, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin went ahead and purchased a Banksy that could not be more Coldplay if it tried.
This year’s nominees for Best Original Song include a former wicked witch, an ex-boy bander, a past winner and a stadium rock band who are new to the soundtrack game.
Coldplay will contribute an original song called “Atlas” to the soundtrack of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
The diverse list of musicians is packed with pop stars, classic rockers and R&B starlets, but it’s Lady Gaga who looms the largest on the power list, despite cutting her most recent tour short.
Chris Martin and the band Coldplay have released a new crowdsourced music video protesting worldwide land grabs for the organization Oxfam, which according to their website “is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together […]