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Coldplay announce summer 2012 UK stadium tour


Story by Jack Foley

COLDPLAY have announced a run of UK stadium dates for Summer 2012, including two nights at London’s Emirates Stadium (the home of Arsenal FC).

The announcement follows the record-breaking global success of their No.1 album Mylo Xyloto and comes in addition to the band’s already sold out December 2011 tour.

The 2012 dates are (all May and June 2012):*

29 – Coventry Ricoh Stadium

1 & 2 – London Emirates Stadium
7 – Sunderland Stadium of Light
9 – Manchester Etihad Stadium

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, November 18 and are limited to a maximum of six per person across all shows.

Mylo Xyloto hit the No. 1 spot in 32 countries after it’s release two weeks ago, including the UK and USA. It also reached No. 1 in all 35 iTunes stores around the world, breaking the record for the highest number of download sales in one week.

Coldplay’s December 2011 dates (all sold out) are:

3 – Glasgow SECC
4 – Manchester MEN
9 – London O2 Arena