Saturday, March 8, 2008

Coldplay, Sex Pistols, Alicia Keys Announced For Japanese Summer Festival

Coldplay has announced its first show of 2008 at Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held August 9th in Tokyo and the following day in Osaka. The group will join the Verve, the Sex Pistols, the Prodigy, Alicia Keys and Fatboy Slim, among many others.

Coldplay is putting the finishing touches on its next album, expected in June. Among the tracks in contention to make the final cut are "Yes," "Violet Hill," "Chinese Sleep Chant" and "Reign of Love."

Also on the bill for Summer Sonic are Paul Welle, Devo, the Jesus & Mary Chain, Panic At The Disco, New Found Glory, Spiritualized, Band Of Horses, Against Me!, Silversun Pickups and Junkie XL.

Tickets go on sale May 24th.

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