COLDPLAY PLAN SHOCK LIVE 8 COLLABORATION

It's with one of their heroes...

COLDPLAY are planning a duet with RICHARD ASHCROFT at LIVE 8, it’s been reported.

The ex-The Verve singer has recently supported Coldplay on a handful of dates on their European tour, and the two have come up with the idea of performing The Verve’s 1997 classic ’Bitter Sweet Symphony’ together, according to The Sun newspaper.

Coldplay are set to perform at the London Hyde Park date of Live 8 this Saturday (July 2).