Coldplay announce ‘End Of Decade’ charity auction

Instruments, tour equipment, costumes and platinum discs all up for sale

Coldplay have revealed details of an ‘End of Decade Clearout Sale‘ to help raise money for the charity Kids Company.

Beginning on December 17 on Ebay, the auction will see the band sell everything from instruments and stage equipment, to costumes from the ‘Viva La Vida’ tour, to signed platinum discs, posters and much more.

“Over the past 10 years we’ve accumulated a lot of guitars, keyboards, amps, posters, platinum discs and all sorts of nostalgia,” the band wrote on their website “All proceeds will go to Kids Company, an incredible charity that helps vulnerable children and young people in London,” they added.

Running till 5pm (GMT) on December 31, the auction also includes many items from the early part of the band’s career, with a catalogue of all the items up for sale due to be released soon.

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As well as the sale, the band also found time to make a promo video for the auction, which can be seen below: