Performance of ‘Up&Up’ was in aid of Prince’s Aids charity Sentebale
Coldplay have been performed a duet with Prince Harry in aid of the prince’s Aids charity.
Coldplay headlined the first show at Kensington Palace, which was staged to benefit Prince Harry’s Aids charity Sentebale. The end of the show saw Harry sing ‘Up&Up’ from Coldplay’s album ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ alongside a 12-strong choir from Lesotho and Sentebale co-founder Prince Seeiso.
Princes Harry and Seeiso met during the former’s gap year in 2004 in Lesotho, where one in three children have a parent who has died from Aids or an Aids-related illness.
The show to 3,000 fans also saw performances from Laura Mvula, Nico And Vinz and Sentebale ambassadors George The Poet and Joss Stone. It was compered by novelist Tom Bradby.
Sentebale offers psychological support to adolescents living in Lesotho as well as care and education to orphans and children with disabilities.
Coldplay’s show followed their headline performance at Glastonbury, where they duetted on ‘My Way’ with Michael Eavis and The Bee Gees’ hits ‘To Love Somebody’ and ‘Stayin’ Alive’ with their singer Barry Gibb.
The gig was Coldplay’s last UK show of the year, before they start a European tour in Germany tomorrow. It’s currently due to end in Australia on December 14.