Chris Martin, lead singer of British rock band Coldplay, performs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia [File: Dan Peled/EPA]
British band Coldplay will not tour to promote their new album, but are working on how to make their gigs environmentally sustainable, lead singer Chris Martin said.
The rock group, known for songs like Yellow, Paradise and Viva la Vida, will release their eighth studio album, Everyday Life, on Friday. The 52-minute record is made up of two halves, Sunrise and Sunset.
“We’re not touring this album. We’re taking time over the next year or two to work out how our tour (can not only) be sustainable but how can it be actively beneficial,” Martin told British broadcaster BBC in Jordan, where Coldplay will