Coldplay May Release New Album in 2009
Originally posted on August 22, 2008 12:21 AM
Coldplay are reportedly set to release a new album in 2009 - despite the fact that the band's last record, 'Viva La Vida Or Death And all His Friends', was only released in June.
A report in The Sun (August 21) suggests that the band's 'Viva La Vida..' sessions with producer Brian Eno had been so successful that they were now looking to rush-release a new album of already recorded material.
A source at the band's label EMI said: "The 'Viva La Vida...' sessions were incredibly fruitful. They gelled brilliantly with Brian and recorded much more music than they could fit on one album.
"The majority of the follow-up is already in the can, though they will have to go back into the studio at some point to add a few more songs."
Frontman Chris Martin previously revealed that the band had recorded a song with Kylie Minogue, titled 'Luna', which didnít make it onto 'Viva La Vida...', saying that the song "will be on a record we will put out in 2009".
However a spokesperson for EMI denied reports the move would let the band out of their record deal with the label, telling NME.COM: "Contrary to inaccurate reports in The Sun, Coldplay are signed to a long-term record deal with EMI and are committed to produce a number of albums. The band's relationship with EMI is both long-term and positive."
Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones and Radiohead have all recently left EMI. The label was taken over by private equity firm Terra Firma in 2007.
Viewed 2938 times. | Back to News