New Pierces EP out today - watch Guy perform with them March 7, 2011 5:14 pm
Check out a session version of You'll Be Mine
Good afternoon. Today sees the release of the You'll Be Mine EP by The Pierces, whose lush, haunting music was produced by Guy Berryman and Coldplay producer Rik Simpson. Guy recently joined the band to perform a live session version of the title track, which you can watch below:
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The You'll Be Mine EP is available now from the UK iTunes store - click here to get it. The band's new album, You'll Be Mine, will follow on 23rd May.
Fuji Rock headline slot announced March 7, 2011 7:54 pm
Coldplay to play Japanese festival in July
Good evening. We're pleased to confirm that Coldplay will be headlining this year's Fuji Rock festival at the Naeba Ski Resort in Japan on Friday 29th July. For more info, or to buy tickets, head over to the festival's official website (available in English or Japanese).
To give you an idea of what Fuji looks like, here's a video of the band performing Politik at the festival in 2003.
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Coldplay to close this year's Oxegen March 8, 2011 8:00 pm
Irish festival show announced for July 10
Good evening. We have another festival show to tell you about - on Sunday July 10th, Coldplay will close the main stage at this year's Oxegen Festival. Tickets have just gone on sale via ticketmaster.ie. For more information on the festival, head over to oxegen.ie.
This brings the number of confirmed 2011 festival shows to 15. Click here to see the full list.
Japan Tsunami Appeal March 13, 2011 5:13 pm
Please give what you can to the Red Cross relief effort
If, like us, you have been horrified by the coverage of last week's devastating earthquake in Japan, we urge you to donate what you can to the Red Cross's Tsunami Appeal, to assist with their crucial humanitarian work on the ground in Japan. You can do so online at the British Red Cross website by clicking here.