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Apes Throw Jungle Dance Party in Coldplay's New Video

November 27, 2015

Dancing apes seemed like a strange addition for Coldplay's otherwise straightforward performance of new single "Adventure of a Lifetime" at the American Music Awards, but now it all makes sense: The band have unveiled their new video for the A Head Full...


See Coldplay's Trippy 'Adventure of a Lifetime' at 2015 AMAs

November 22, 2015

Fresh off debuting A Head Full of Dreams material at a Los Angeles concert Saturday night, Coldplay performed at the American Music Awards Sunday for the first time in seven years. For the ceremony, the band put a psychedelic...


Watch Coldplay Debut New Song, Perform With Ariana Grande

September 27, 2015

Chris Martin served as curator of this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York, so it was destined that the Coldplay singer had some big plans for the Central Park fest. Martin delivered threefold by bringing out unannounced guest Ariana...


Hear Coldplay's Absurd 'Game of Thrones' Musical

May 22, 2015

"George R.R. Martin meets Chris Martin — what could go wrong?" asks Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) in "Game of Thrones: The Musical," a comedy video in which Coldplay attempt to adapt HBO's epic fantasy-drama for the Broadway stage. The results,...


Chris Martin: Nirvana, Katy Perry, EDM Inspired New Songs

November 18, 2014

The aftermath of Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's "conscious uncoupling" inspired plenty of material on Coldplay's somber last record, Ghost Stories. But amid the heartbreak and misery, Martin mixed in some left field influences including Katy...


Coldplay's Chris Martin Lives 'Big' in 'True Love' Video

August 22, 2014

Frontman Chris Martin and actress Jessica Lucas (Evil Dead, Cloverfield) star as sumo-suited "big" ballerinas in the video for Coldplay's third Ghost Stories single, "True Love." The message for the clip, as displayed at the end, is "anything is possible,"...


Watch Chris Martin Join Kings of Leon

May 27, 2014

After Coldplay took the main stage at BBC Radio One's 1 Big Weekend in Glasgow on Saturday, Chris Martin returned the following day to assist Kings of Leon on a rendition of Because of the Times' favorite "Fans." "I'd like to...


Black Keys Get 'Fever' on 'Jools Holland'

April 30, 2014

Jools Holland always recruits high-profile talent for his BBC music program, Later...With Jools Holland. But Tuesday night's episode featured an extra-savory lineup: the Black Keys, Coldplay and Damon Albarn, all playing high-energy tracks...


Coldplay Try New Tricks in 'Magic' Video

April 7, 2014

By the end of Coldplay's video for "Magic," the light-alt first single off their forthcoming album Ghost Stories, frontman Chris Martin's head spins – literally. The plot revolves around Cecile, "a beautiful young 'magicienne,'" Claude, "her mustachioed...


Coldplay Premiere Chilly 'Midnight'

February 25, 2014

With zero context, Coldplay have released a new song, "Midnight." The group has yet to announce a new album or any other release for 2014, and their only concert on the calendar so far is an appearance during South by Southwest. Instead, they simply...


Coldplay Release 'Hunger Games' Track

September 6, 2013

Coldplay have returned today with "Atlas," their new song from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack. The dreamy tune features a classic Coldplay presentation, with twinkling piano that builds as Chris Martin croons "I'll carry your world."...


See Coldplay Debut 'Head Full of Dreams' Songs at LA Concert

November 22, 2015

Coldplay took the stage at Los Angeles' Belasco Theater Saturday night as part of a Tidal live-stream where the band debuted cuts off their upcoming LP A Head Full of Dreams. Over the course of the performance, Chris Martin and company showcased...


Chris Martin Performs ''Til Kingdom Come' for Beau Biden

June 7, 2015

Chris Martin performed Coldplay's "'Til Kingdom Come" at the funeral for Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, who died May 30th of brain cancer at the age of 46. The funeral was held on Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Biden's...


Choose Your Own Coldplay Adventure With 'Ink' Video

November 26, 2014

When Coldplay announced their upcoming CD/DVD set Ghost Stories Live 2014, complete with music videos for nearly every Ghost Stories track, a clip for the studio version of "Ink" was noticeably absent. That's because you need a computer to play...


Coldplay Salute WWI Veterans in 'All Your Friends' Video

November 9, 2014

With the UK set to celebrate Remembrance Sunday to commemorate those who served in the British and Commonwealth military, Coldplay have released a video for their Ghost Stories bonus track "All My Friends" based solely on...


Chris Martin is a One-Man Band in New Vid

June 19, 2014

For Coldplay's "A Sky Full of Stars" video, frontman Chris Martin mostly goes it alone – as a one-man band. Throughout the Ghost Stories track's four minutes, the singer-guitarist marches through the streets of Sydney with a bass drum strapped to...


Coldplay Make 'Magic' on 'SNL'

May 4, 2014

Coldplay are just two weeks away from releasing their next album, Ghost Stories, and the band took to the stage at Saturday Night Live to continue casting a spell of anticipation for the record. The 10 Best Coldplay Songs, as Chosen by Rolling Stone...


Listen to Coldplay's Mournful 'Oceans'

April 23, 2014

Coldplay continue to tease their forthcoming record Ghost Stories, due next month, revealing its nine tracks slowly. The latest is the easygoing, downtempo "Oceans," which the group recently played in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. Drummer Will Champion...


Brian Eno, Karl Hyde Form New Group

March 4, 2014

Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde have released "The Satellites," the first taste of their collaborative album, Someday World, out May 6th on Warp. You can take a listen to the bustling dance cut above, which blends rushing tick-tack percussion, striking...


Watch Coldplay Debut 'Atlas' Live

December 20, 2013

After a botched start that included a round of "Fix You," Coldplay's Chris Martin led his band into their first-ever live performance of "Atlas" last night in London. The song is Coldplay's contribution to the Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack. The...