The first dates of Coldplay's 2009 tour have been announced via Coldplay.com. They are playing three shows in Japan in February. There will undoubtably therefore be speculation that Coldplay will be playing Australasia around the same time.
The three Coldplay shows confirmed for February 2009 are:
Feb 12th - Tokyo, Saitama Super Arena
Feb 14th - Osaka, Kobe World Kinen Hall
Feb 15th - Osaka, Kobe World Kinen Hall
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