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Coldplay single preview

Worldwide first play next week
24  Apr 2008 - Coldplay have given the go ahead for the world preview of their new single next week.

Violet Hill is taken from their forthcoming highly anticipated fourth album Viva La Vida and will be given it's first airplay on Tuesday at midday.

The new album, the follow up to 2005's X&Y, is due out mid-June.

The English alternative name of the project is Death and All His Friends and includes 10 tracks produced by Grammy-winning producer and Roxy Music impresario Brian Eno.

This album will be Eno's first collaboration with Coldplay
"Genius"  -  Chris Martin

When Coldplay announced a return to the studio last year, Chris Martin said the upcoming album would see the band strike out in a new creative direction, hence inviting Eno into the studio, and would also include one song that he described as "genius," a tune "everybody has to hear."

Tune in to George Lamb's show on 6 Music on 29 April to hear it.

Here is the full track list:

Life in Technicolor Cemeteries of London
Lovers in Japan/Reign of Love
Viva la Vida
Violet Hill
Strawberry Swing
Death and All His Friends

Ruth Barnes

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Comments so far

kyle im from wolverhampton
i think the story is exerlent

Dylan Manchester
The best track is 'Viva La Vida'. It shows all of coldplays other great dimensions.

The end of Violet Hill kind of sounds like an English folk song set with piano by Vaughan-Williams!

Erin Glawgow
luviin Thiis Songg !! Awsome !! :Pxxxxxxx

Josh F - Leamington
Violet Hill is great! Can't wait for the album.

Parker, Co
Has anyone else not gotten the e-mail?

Jeff Hastings from Sheffield UK
Nice idea but the Coldplay website has gone down

Andrea Vega, Santiago Chile
I´m from Chile...and i´m waiting for it...Grettings from here...Santiago of Chile!!!

Me neither

lola from mexico
hi everyone!! can you tell what time coldplay will play his new album??? and if I'll could listen it in internet or see them ?? please...

S Lloyd Swansea
when are coldplay going to tour uk?

Diletta from Italy
Awesome!Coldplayitalia.com will be tuned!

I cant wait

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