Coldplay perform new song 'Magic' on French TV – watch

Band appeared on 'Le Grand Journal' to play lead single from new album 'Ghost Stories'

Coldplay performed new single 'Magic' on French TV show Le Grand Journal last night (April 24). See above to watch now.

The band, who earlier this week were confirmed as headliners at Radio 1's Big Weekend, played the lead single from new album 'Ghost Stories' on the TV show. 'Ghost Stories' is Coldplay's sixth album and will be released on May 19.

Meanwhile, a Coldplay television special will be broadcast globally next month. Coldplay: Ghost Stories will air in May, and was filmed in Los Angeles in March by Grammy-nominated director Paul Dugdale.

The programme is made up of a performance by the band, which features "cinematic vignettes and immersive 360-degree projections". The show was recorded at Sony Studios in front of 800 fans in a specially built amphitheatre. Exact details of the UK broadcast will be released soon.

They have also announced six further live dates around the world. Tickets for the Cologne show will go on sale at 9am on April 19, while ticket information for the remaining five shows will be emailed exclusively to subscribers to the Coldplay mailing list.

Coldplay will play:

Cologne E-Werk, Germany (April 25)
New York Beacon Theatre, USA (May 5)
Los Angeles Royce Hall, USA (May 19)
Glasgow Green, Radio 1's Big Weekend, UK (May 24)
Paris Casino de Paris, France (May 28)
Tokyo Dome City Hall, Japan (June 12)
London Royal Albert Hall, UK (July 1)

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