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Coldplay new album: Beyonce and Noel Gallagher to feature on A Head Full of Dreams

A Head Full of Dreams will be releasedon 4 December

Jess Denham
Friday 06 November 2015 10:11 GMT
Coldplay's Chris Martin
Coldplay's Chris Martin (Getty)

Coldplay have confirmed their new album and dropped the news that Noel Gallagher and Beyonce will both feature on songs.

The band’s seventh record will be called A Head Full of Dreams as expected and be released on 4 December. It was recorded in Malibu, Los Angeles and London.

To celebrate the announcement, upbeat disco-pop track “Adventure of a Lifetime” was shared with fans this morning.

“That’s our spiritual home, as a band,” he said. “Maybe we should have called ahead and asked them.”

The album and its artwork was hinted at last week when mysterious posters decorated with the Flower of Life popped up on the London Underground.

Martin has suggested that A Head Full of Dreams could be Coldplay’s last album, recently describing it as “like the last Harry Potter book or something like that.”

But of course, with the success they are enjoying, it seems unlikely the group will stop at seven, and Martin has stopped short of confirming the end.

“Not to say that there might not be another thing one day, but this is the completion of something,” he told Zane Lowe. “I have to think of it as the final thing we’re doing. Otherwise we wouldn’t put everything into it.”

Coldplay’s Ghost Stories was the fourth bestselling album of last year, selling 3.7 million copies, but Martin hopes A Head Full of Dreams will be a “more colourful, more joyful sort of thing”.

The band plan to tour the album so who knows, perhaps you’ll be seeing Beyonce on stage at a Coldplay gig soon.

Take a look at the official track list:

“A Head Full Of Dreams”


“Hymn For The Weekend”


“Adventure Of A Lifetime”



“Army Of One”

“Amazing Day”

“Colour Spectrum”


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