Coldplay Performs Session For Amsterdam's BNN Popsecret

Enjoy the band's take on Viva La Vida's 'Lovers In Japan' below. - Source

Coldplay Unveil "George W. Bush Dancing" Promo Clip

Not content with releasing a 'performance' video of the single 'Violet Hill', Chris and the boys deliver a second featuring the world's political leaders dancing to the track. - Source

Information On Coldplay's Free NYC Show Surfaces + Tour Dates

You might recall last month when we mentioned that Coldplay had planned on performing a free concert in NYC at Madison Square Garden on June 23. The band has now posted the information on exactly how to win tickets up on their official website. Since no tickets will be sold, the only way in to this show - Source

Coldplay Achieve 2 Million Downloads

Coldplay's new single, 'Violet Hill', has been downloaded by 2 million people since its release last week. - Source

Coldplay To Give Away Free Single + Free NYC Show

Coldplay's marketing machine is ramping up for the release of the band's latest album, Viva La Vida. The record will be in stores on June 17, which was produced by Brian Eno and Markus Dravs - Source

Coldplay's Latest Gets US Release Date

Chris Martin and his fellow Coldplay bandmates have completed work on their latest, Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends. The band has apparently decided to abandon their love of short album titles for something a bit lengthier - Source

Coldplay, NIN To Headline Canadian Festival

The first ever Pemberton Festival will be headlined by soft rock giants Coldplay and will be held in Canada this summer. - Source

Coldplay take more experimental route on new album

Coldplay claim they are taking a less populist approach on their new album. - Source

Coldplay: 'Weeks Away' From Completing LP4

Chris & the gang are back. The band gets chatty on their official blog over the weekend: *"Mixing has been slow and painstaking but that's just the nature of the beast. So give us another month or so and we might just have an album worthy of your patience."*Also, despite rumors, the album will not be titled Prospekt. - Source

Mercury Shortlist Announced!

Jools Holland took to the stage (um some stage?) in London this morning to announce the shortlist nominees for this year's Mercury Music Prize. As I'm sure you all know, this is one of the most prestigous awards to be given out in the UK music world... as well as the fabulous cash prize of £20,000. Personally it lost a little prestige in my eyes the year they overlooked Pulp's "His n Hers" in lieu of giving the prize to M People. Upon reflection I'm sure they now agree with me... anyhoo...We'll find out September 6th exactly who won but for now we can all argue about the list below to suss out who deserves it most...