Coldplay announce UK arena tour

Chris Martin and co. line up gigs for December

Coldplay have announced full details of a UK tour, set to take place this winter.

The group, who release their fourth album ‘Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends’ on June 12, will play ten arena dates in December.

The tour kicks off with two nights at Birmingham NIA on December 1, before the group end their trip with a two-night stint at London‘s O2 Arena, beginning on December 14.

The group also made their album’s title track available on iTunes on Sunday (May 25), following the earlier release of ‘Violet Hill’, the vinyl version coming free with NME last month.

Coldplay will perform at:

Birmingham NIA (December 1, 2)

Glasgow SECC (5, 6)

Sheffield Arena (7)

Liverpool Echo Arena (10)

Manchester MEN Arena (11, 12)

London O2 Arena (14, 15)

Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on May 30.

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