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    Chris Martin to become U2's frontman for tonight only!

    Chris Martin to become U2's frontman for tonight only!

    It's due to be a surreal moment later on at the World AIDS Day event (RED) in the Times Square, New York as Coldplay's frontman and 'The Boss', Bruce Springsteen will both perform as U2's lead singer as their own frontman, Bono is still recovering from a bike crash in Central Park, a day after Chris and Bono recorded Band Aid 30.


    Both Chris Martin and Bruce Springsteen, who are certainly friends to be relied on are believed to be performing a U2 song each, alongside Bono's band-mates, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr. Based on their individual styles, 'The Boss' will be more likely to play The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone) while we could see Coldplay's frontman take to the stage with Edge and co during Every Breaking Wave, a song which Chris helped U2 record for their latest album, Songs Of Innocence. If you're not familiar with either track, they're probably still in your iTunes library (unless you used Apple's removal tool!)


    The opportunity must feel like a dream come true for Chris Martin, who is boyhood fan of U2 and sought guidance from Bono while developing into the multi-talented frontman he is today. The show, later tonight at 7.30pm Eastern Time US is very important culturally and is close to Bono's heart as the recovering singer spoke to U2.com from Dublin


    "This year is a World AIDS Day like no other," said Bono, speaking from Dublin. "The world reached a tipping point in the fight against AIDS - more people were newly added to life-saving treatment than were newly infected with the virus. A lot of people are calling it the beginning of the end of AIDS.

    "We wouldn’t be at this point without American leadership, people from the left and the right. Today, 13 million people have access to life-saving treatment, up from 300,000 just over ten years ago. Americans don’t know the role they’ve played in this fight. Tonight’s event is to inform them and thank them.”


    Kanye West and Carrie Underwood will also perform at RED later tonight. The event is available to stream from within this article via Youtube! There is a countdown timer feature so by clicking play, you can find out exactly when it will be airing!




    No doubt, it will be a piece of musical history.


    In the build up, feel free to discuss this year's RED event on the forums, via the Facebook article for this post or tweet us @coldplaying. Which U2 track do you think Chris will sing?

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