Coldplay Album Update

Sessions well under way
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Coldplay singer Chris Martin has given fans an update on their forthcoming album.

Now one of the biggest bands on the planet, Coldplay seem to be adjusting to their enormous fame with characteristic grace. The band recently retreated from the limelight, insisting on privacy to record their new album.

The follow up to 'Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends' has been hotly debated. Rumours of a concept album were discarded by Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, who recently gave fans an update.

Speaking to the NME, Chris Martin named song titles such as 'Princess of China' and 'Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall'. Except for their recent Christmas single, the album is their first blast of new material is over two years.

Brian Eno has returned to the controls, with Marcus Dravs assisting the legendary producer. "We still don't think we've delivered our masterpiece, so we're still trying to do it," Martin said. "As long as we feel like that and we're hungry… that's all that matters."

Continuing, Chris Martin explained that sessions with Brian Eno became extremely experimental. Known for his unique studio techniques, for 'Viva La Vida' the producer ordered Chris Martin out of the studio.

"We were with Brian Eno for a long period just messing around," the singer said. "Now we're with Marcus, trying to turn that into something cohesive and under seven hours long. The worst mistake we could make, when we're the most Marmite-y of bands, would be to make a super-long thing".

Recently breaking cover to play two Christmas shows, Coldplay played a host of classic tracks but did not drop any hints as to how their new album would sound.

Coldplay are set to release their new album in 2011.

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