Weekly Recap: June 1 – June 7, 2016
This week, Coldplay continued their European leg of the A Head Full of Dreams Tour in Germany and the United Kingdom.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1
On Wednesday last week, Coldplay played at the Veltin Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. After the piano broke during “Everglow,” the band played “Lovers in Japan” for the first time during this tour. Watch a short clip of the performance here!
SATURDAY – SUNDAY, JUNE 4 – 5
Coldplay returned to England to play two shows at the Ethiad Stadium in Manchester. However, before they played two rounds of shows to more than 80,000 people each, they performed an intimate show of just 22 people at the stadium for Nova’s Red Room Global Tour. Watch a clip of their performance of “Magic” below, and the videos of “Up&Up” and “Adventure of a Lifetime” on the Nova 96.9 website. You can also download the performances here. The stadium show on June 4 was streamed on Radio X – click here to download and listen to the show! The band played a clip of a Muhammad Ali speech shortly before “Everglow” and paid tribute to late band Viola Beach before performing “Fix You.”
TUESDAY, JUNE 7
This week’s recap of shows ends in Glasgow, Scotland – Guy Berryman’s home country! The band played the standard setlist, with the addition of a cover of the song “500 Miles.” At the end of the show, Chris sweetly pushed Guy towards the front (as it was his home show). Watch a video of the moment below.