Coldplay’s curtain call: A Head Full of Dreams

Published: December 6, 2014
Unlike the previous album, Ghost Stories, the band plans to go on tour with this album. PHOTO: FILE

Unlike the previous album, Ghost Stories, the band plans to go on tour with this album. PHOTO: FILE

British pop-band Coldplay is working on its final album according to the band’s front man, Chris Martin reported IANS. The studio album which will be the band’s seventh album, has been tentatively titled A Head Full of Dreams.

Martin has likened the seventh album to the Harry Potter series saying, “It’s our seventh thing and we look at it as the last Harry Potter book or something like that.”

He further clarified that this does not mean that there won’t be any other albums from the band in the future stating, “Not to say that there won’t be another thing one day, but this is the completion of something. It was great to go from Ghost Stories right back in the studio.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Martin broke the news on BBC Radio 1’s show how hosted by Zane Lowe, where they were celebrating the fact that the song Magic from the band’s last album titled, Ghost Stories had been named the ‘hottest record of the year’.

Martin added that, “I have to think of it as the final thing we’re doing. Otherwise we wouldn’t put everything into it,” said entertainment website The A.V. Club.

He also revealed that unlike the previous album, the band plans to go on tour with this album something, which the band had not done with Ghost Stories.

Coldplay released its debut album, Parachutes in 2000 but shot to fame with their breakthrough single Yellow, which was deemed a career-making record by the Rolling Stones magazine. Since then, the band has gone on to win a number of music awards, including eight Brit Awards — winning Best British Group three times — five MTV Video Music Awards and seven Grammy Awards from 25 nominations. The band has also sold more than 80 million records worldwide.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 7th, 2014.

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