Coldplay announced late Sunday night (March 2nd) that it will release its sixth studio album, titled Ghost Stories, on Monday, May 19th. The disc will arrive via Atlantic Records, marking the end of the British group’s longtime relationship with the EMI label. The first single from the set, titled “Magic,” can be streamed now on Coldplay’s YouTube channel.
- Fans can pre-order Ghost Stories now. A deluxe edition of the disc featuring three bonus tracks is available exclusively from Target.
- Another new song called “Midnight,” also taken from the album, was released online last month.
- The new record is the quartet’s first since 2011’s Mylo Xyloto.
- Coldplay will headline the opening night of the first U.S. iTunes Festival on March 11th in Austin, Texas during the South By Southwest music conference. The performance will stream live and on-demand worldwide for free via the iTunes Store.
SIDE NOTES: The track list for Ghost Stories is:
1. “Always In My Head”
4. “True Love”
6. “Another’s Arms”
8. “A Sky Full Of Stars”