Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Chris Martin rings Wedding Bells

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin made a surprise appearance at an Apple convention yesterday (01.09.10), where he debuted new song 'Wedding Bells'.
Great deals on musical instruments

Chris Martin debuted new song 'Wedding Bells' during a surprise performance yesterday (01.09.10).

The Coldplay frontman made the appearance at the end of a press conference for technology company Apple's new products in San Francisco, where he played the new track as well as two of his group's biggest hits, 'Yellow' and 'Viva La Vida'.

As he introduced 'Wedding Bells', Chris joked: "This is a new song called 'Coldplay 2.6' and it has a lot of new features, it features seven different kinds of chords and even a new one that our closest rivals have no idea about.

"This could be the only time you ever hear it. It could go terribly wrong but we'll see what happens."

It is not known if the song will be included on the forthcoming Coldplay album, which is said to be near completion.

Speaking before the group's only UK and US number one 'Viva La Vida' - which was used by Apple in an advertising campaign - Chris told the audience: "Our record company said this is not a hit single. But with the weight of Apple, they managed to turn it into a very successful single. So thank you."

The event was held to launch a new range of products and a new social music network entitled Ping, which allows users to build networks of friends and follow musicians, in a similar way to Twitter and Facebook.

Posted on 2 Sep 2010 10:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10
thumbnail

Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health

26 Oct 2016 13:08
thumbnail

Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17
thumbnail

Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd

6 Oct 2016 15:31
thumbnail

Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way

30 Sep 2016 15:54

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Changing colour from its previous grey to a sleek black, the Launch Control XL's appearance has been re imagined to keep it inline with its Launch key and Launchpad counterparts.

7 Dec 2016 09:23
thumbnail

Designed to simulate various classic amp tones, Supro's Tremolo Pedal introduces the new school to the old school

6 Dec 2016 11:16
thumbnail

A premium belt-drive turntable that features wireless streaming, the BT-500 has been designed to extract every musical detail of your record collection

5 Dec 2016 15:00
thumbnail

With new windows drivers installed and great savings to be made on selected models, Focusrite are giving you more and more reasons to be merry this Christmas

1 Dec 2016 14:51
thumbnail

Straight from the 90's, the legendary synth has been given a modern makeover to make it more versatile than ever

1 Dec 2016 12:48
thumbnail

Those who purchase a Zen Tour, Zen Studio, Orion Studio, Orion 32, Orion 32 or Goliath interface will be eligible to receive a free copy of PreSonus' Studio One

30 Nov 2016 10:42