Coldplay have decided to wait “for the dust to settle” before attempting to break the US market, nme.com can reveal.
Coldplay‘s manager Phil Harvey contacted nme.com to talk about the international progress of the band, following the immense critical and public acclaim for their debut album, ‘Parachutes’. He said: “At the moment we’re so busy and there’s a good chance that it may get busy across the world as well. So we’ve decided to wait for the dust to settle before we try something as big as America.”
Coldplay are signed to major label EMI worldwide. Some US websites had speculated that the band would release ‘Parachutes’ as early as November 7 through EMI subsidiary Nettwerk, with a single and tour to follow early next year – but that now seems increasingly unlikely with the band so busy in Europe.
Coldplay have also announced details of a full UK tour for later in the year, which calls at: Cambridge Junction (October 2) Oxford Brookes University (3) Leicester De Montfort University (4) Liverpool Royal Court Theatre (6) Belfast Ulster Hall (8) Dublin Olympia (9) Glasgow Barrowlands (10) Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (11) Newcastle University (12) Sheffield Leadmill (14) Manchester University (15) Leeds Met University (16) Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (18) Bristol Anson Rooms (19) Portsmouth Pyramids (20) London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (22 & 23)
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