Coldplay to debut new album in full as part of Sky Arts show

'Coldplay: Ghost Stories' will air on May 19

A special Coldplay concert will air on Sky Arts 1 later this month, marking the release of the band’s latest album ‘Ghost Stories’. Scroll down to watch a trailer now.

Coldplay: Ghost Stories will air at 9:30pm on May 19, the same day the band release their sixth studio album. The concert was filmed in front of 800 people and sees the band perform all nine tracks on the new album plus fan favourites including ‘Clocks’, ‘Viva La Vida’ and ‘Paradise’. This will be the first opportunity for UK fans to see the new album tracks performed live.

Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion will also feature in an exclusive interview programme, Coldplay: Making Ghost Stories. The half-hour show will air directly before Coldplay: Ghost Stories and forms part of a night of programming on Sky Arts dedicated to the band. The night will also include Coldplay: Live 2012 from the Mylo Xyloto Tour, How We Saw The World Pt. 1 filmed in Toronto during 2006 and Coldplay Live in Sydney, from the band’s 2003 year-long world tour.

Coldplay have also recently announced a string of live dates around the world, including a London show in July.

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)