Two Gigs in a Day

Originally posted on July 03, 2005 10:16 AM

NME is reporting on Coldplay's Glasgow performance last night:

Coldplay flew to Glasgow directly after their appearance on the Live 8 stage in London last night (2nd July).

The band played the second of two sold-out nights at the city's Bellahouston Park, a gig which had been announced prior to Live 8.

Despite travelling to and from London that day and playing three gigs in twenty-four hours the band seemed in fantastic spirits, with Chris Martin even declaring at the end that he considered this show the best they'd ever played.

Making reference to Live 8 just before playing 'Yellow' he said "Today's one of the most important days in musical history and we're glad to be here with you on it. We're in a very good mood and we hope you are too."

During 'Everything's Not Lost' he asked the crowd "sing it to George Bush, he's flying in" while pointing skywards, and added a chorus of Status Quo's 'Rocking All Over The World' to the end of 'In My Place' - as he also did earlier at Live 8, the song being the one which opened Live Aid twenty years ago.

For the full article, including the Glasgow performance's setlist, head on over to NME.

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