WORLD ‘PLAY

Looks like the boys are heading for another busy year...

COLDPLAY are to tour the US and CANADA in February, following to their first ever Australian tour.

According to US reports, Coldplay are due to play a ten date tour in the New Year, commencing in Vancouver on February 8. The band will then enter the US and play shows across the country.

Coldplay are set to play: Vancouver Commodore Ballroom (February 8)

Seattle Showbox (9)

Portland Roseland (10)

San Francisco Fillmore (12)

Los Angeles Mayan Theater (14)

New York Irving Plaza (16)

Boston Paradise (17)

Chicago Metro (19)

Toronto Guvernment (20)

Miami Crobar (22)

A spokesperson for Coldplay in the UK could not fully confirm the tour, but said that the band would definitely be in the US from the start of February for live shows.

Coldplay will start 2001 with their first visit to Australia for the Big Day Out festivals. The first date of the festival is at the Auckland Ericsson Stadium on January 19.

Finally, Coldplay have confirmed the support for their show at the London Kentish Town Forum on December 18 will come from Bettina Motive and The Fantastic Super Foofs. Both bands supported Coldplay on their early tours and have close connections with the band.