Coldplay to play closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games in London

Mon, 21 May 2012

Coldplay will help celebrate the close of the London 2012 Paralympic Games this September it was confirmed last night.

The band will be among the artists who will perform live at the ceremony held at the Olympc Stadium on September 9th, the show will also be broadcast live to a worldwide audience.

Speaking in the announcement on their website www.coldplay.com, the band's Chris Martin said "Being asked to play at the closing celebrations for the Paralympic athletes in London is such a great honour for us. 

Kim Gavin and Misty Buckley are working hard to put on a spectacular Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony for the athletes and spectators in the stadium, and everyone watching around the world, and we are so happy to be involved.

It will be one of the biggest nights of our lives and we're very excited to try to create a performance for the last night of the games that will close London 2012 in style."
Coldplay will also broadcast their tour stop in London on June 1st live on Absolute Radio, visit AbsoluteRadio or Coldplay.com for details.

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