Coldplay have confirmed the release of their new single “Higher Power”. The track will arrive a week from today (May 7).
The band also took to social media to confirm the released of their new track. They wrote, “Higher Power is a song that arrived on a little keyboard and a bathroom sink at the start of 2020. It was produced by Max Martin who is a true wonder of the universe. It’s out on Friday 7 May. Love c, g, w & j”.
A source close to the band had also confirmed that Coldplay had been working on new material over the Covid-19 lockdown. They are said to be working on their ninth studio album.
They said, “Chris and co. have been dropping hints for a while but now it’s finally getting off the ground”.
Adding, “They’ve been busy working on new music during lockdown and it’ll all culminate in the record, which has the working title Music Of The Spheres”.
Coldplay’s last album was “Everyday Life”, released in 2019.
Cryptic message for Alien Radio FM
This comes after the band shared cryptic details for a new project called Alien Radio. Fans had previously cracked a mysterious alien code shared by Coldplay, revealing its title and release.
On this website, fans are greeted by a rotating globe in the centre of the screen, before the cursor is then transformed into a four pointed star.
By moving this cursor across this globe, fans can access a selection of multi-lingual messages, ranging from advertisements for satellite launches to excerpts from classic literature like Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Sherlock Holmes’ Adventure of the Dancing Men.
A section on this website provides a passage which fans felt were lyrics for the track Higher Power.
The lyrics read like this, “This joy is electric and you’re circuiting through / I’m so happy that I’m alive happy I’m alive at the same time as you,”.
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