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The $137m-grossing A Head Full of Dreams tour will feature a fan-request segment when it touches down in India and Australasia
By IQ on 02 Nov 2016
Coldplay are continuing to take song requests for the next leg of the A Head Full of Dreams tour.
The band, who broke attendance records in Mexico on the tour’s Latin American leg earlier this year, announced last December they would do a “request segment” be introducing a request segment for their seventh concert tour. “I think we want to make it like a passport photobooth, so you go in and say, ‘I am Derek, I would like you to play “The Hardest Part”‘,” frontman Chris Martin told The Sun. “So, for example, if we are going to play a song like ‘Spies’ off Parachutes, it will be lovely to play it and say, ‘This is for Helen from Bolton as this reminds her of her dad.'”
He added: “That is a bad example and not a real one.”
In a statement posted to their website this morning, Coldplay said they will be keeping the request section for upcoming dates in India and Australasia. It reads:
If you’re coming to any of the upcoming shows in India, Australia and New Zealand and there’s a Coldplay song you’d like to hear (which the band don’t usually play), then we’d love you to send us your request video. Yours might get chosen and played! Here’s what you need to do…
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