Coldplay deny new album is called ‘Prospekt’

Chris Martin and co are 'weeks away' from finishing

Coldplay are close to finishing their fourth studio album – and denied reports about what the record will be called.

The foursome revealed they have pretty much finished the highly anticipated LP, apparently due out May 19, and are in the final mixing stages.

Writing on their blog the band explained: “Mixing has been slow and painstaking but that’s just the nature of the beast. So… give us another month or so and we might just have an album worthy of your patience.”

They revealed the names of two tracks recorded before Christmas – ‘Lovers In Japan’ and ‘Strawberry Swing’ – and also clarified that, despite reports stating otherwise, their new album will not be called ‘Prospekt’.

They have yet say what the follow-up to 2005’s ‘X&Y’ will be titled.

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