.

Coldplay Announce New Album 'Mylo Xyloto'

Mysteriously titled record will be heralded by 'Paradise' single

August 12, 2011 10:40 AM ET
Coldplay Announce New Album 'Mylo Xyloto'
Courtesy Pitchfork

Coldplay have announced that their fifth album, Mylo Xyloto, will hit stores on October 25th. The record, which was produced by Markus Dravs, Daniel Green and Rik Simpson, will feature additional contributions and "enoxification" from Brian Eno, who previously collaborated with the band on their 2008 album Viva La Vida.

Mylo Xyloto will be released in digital, CD and vinyl formats, with some deluxe packaging options. A limited-edition "pop-up album" version will be produced, featuring a 12" x 12" hardback book containing graffiti pop-up art design by David A. Carter. That edition will also include the record on CD and vinyl, plus photographs and excerpts from the band's studio diaries and personal notebooks. Half of the standard edition CDs will be shipped with full color artwork, while the remainder will have the CD booklet flipped, showing the silver initials "M.X." through a die-cut sheet placed over the color image.

Photos: Backstage with Coldplay
Though the band have not yet revealed a track listing, the album will definitely including the hit "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" and the second single "Paradise," and is very likely to include the songs "Us Against the World," "Charlie Brown," "Hurts Like Heaven" and "Major Minus," all of which have been performed regularly at recent Coldplay gigs.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Promiscuous”

Nelly Furtado with Timbaland | 2006

This club-oriented single featuring Timbaland, who produced Nelly Furtado's third album, Loose, was Furtado’s sexy return after the Canadian singer's exploration of her Portuguese heritage on Folklore. "In the studio, initially I didn’t know if I could do it, 'cause Timbaland wrote that chorus," Furtado said. "I'm like, 'That's cool, but I don't know if I'm ready to do full-out club.'" The flirty lyrics are a dance between a guy and girl, each knowing they will end up in bed together but still playing the game. "Tim and I called it 'The BlackBerry Song,' she said, "because everything we say in the song you could text-message to somebody."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com