Sydney band Decoder Ring has been chosen as Coldplay support act for the Australian leg of the Viva La Vida tour.
Decoder Ring spends their time equal between recording albums and soundtracks. Their 2004 album ‘Somersault’ doubled as a soundtrack for the film of the same name. The band has been recognised more by the film industry than the music industry with awarded from the AFI’s and the Jackson Hole Film Festival.
150,000 tickets have been sold so far for Coldplay’s 11 Australian shows and the tour starts later this month in Perth.
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