“Paradise,” the new single from Coldplay’s upcoming album, Mylo Xyloto,is available beginning today. The album pre-order for Mylo Xyloto also begins today on the iTunes Store worldwide (www.itunes.com). See below for the full track listing. Fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will instantly receive a download of “Paradise.” The track ships to radio today. Capitol Records has scheduled Mylo Xyloto for U.S. release on Monday, October 24th. It will be available in digital, CD and vinyl formats and as a special limited edition Pop-Up album.
“[The new songs] suggest Coldplay’s forthcoming album may be more gritty, fun, strange and (yes) danceable than any so far,” observed Rolling Stone. Just as the album art was inspired by the work of New York graffiti artists of the 1970’s, Mylo Xyloto takes its cue from the sense of freedom those artists embodied. Songs like the frenetic “Hurts Like Heaven” and “Major Minus” – described by Billboard as “an ominous, thundering beast of a song with rattling guitars, potent (and rare) Buckland solos, and restless, shifting musical patterns” – contrast sharply with the delicate “Us Against The World,” the shimmering summer single “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” and “Charlie Brown,” with its transcendent message of hope for the outsider in all of us. The track “Princess of China” features vocals by Rihanna. Mylo Xyloto was produced by Markus Dravs, Daniel Green and Rik Simpson, with enoxification and additional composition by Brian Eno.
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Coldplay – comprising Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin – has sold more than 50 million records worldwide and won numerous awards, including seven GRAMMY® Awards, six Brit Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards. The band’s last album, 2008’s Viva La Vida, charted at No. 1 in 36 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
The track listing for Mylo Xyloto is as follows:
1. Mylo Xyloto
2. Hurts Like Heaven
4. Charlie Brown
5. Us Against The World
7. Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall
8. Major Minus
10. Princess of China
11. Up In Flames
12. A Hopeful Transmission
13. Don’t Let It Break Your Heart
14. Up With The Birds
Coldplay – Upcoming Festival Dates
9/16 Austin, TX
9/23 Las Vegas, NV iHeart Radio Music Festival
9/24 Atlanta, GA Music Midtown
10/1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rock In Rio