Watch Coldplay perform ‘Higher Power’ on ‘American Idol’

A colourful performance of their latest single

Coldplay performed their latest single ‘Higher Power’ during a guest appearance on American Idol over the weekend – you can watch their performance below.

The four-piece released their new song on Friday (May 7), which premiered during a special link-up to the International Space Station for an “extraterrestrial transmission” to French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is on board the ISS.

Coldplay delivered a colourful live performance of ‘Higher Power’ during the latest episode of American Idol in the US, with the band surrounded by planet-like props and backed by a dazzling light show.

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You can watch Coldplay perform ‘Higher Power’ on American Idol below.

The band have yet to officially confirm whether they are readying a new album, but in an interview last week Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland hinted that “there won’t not be” a new Coldplay LP on the way.

“We’re not supposed to say, but there won’t not be one,” Martin said in reference to the possibility of a new Coldplay album, with Buckland adding: “We’ve recorded more than one song.”

Coldplay are among the artists who are set to perform live during the upcoming Glastonbury livestream event.

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The online broadcast is taking place instead of this year’s Worthy Farm festival, which has been cancelled for the second year running due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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