Coldplay debuting “Viva la Vida” in a live performance on the MTV Movie Awards:
They also spoke to the New York Times, who wrote a story about them this weekend. This is probably the most amusing part of the piece:
Later that week Mr. Martin stopped by a used-book store and cafe in SoHo. He certainly didnâ€™t carry himself like a celebrity, un-self-consciously bounding in and asking for the menâ€™s room. He devoured the storeâ€™s racks of vinyl albums, scooping up an armful of LPs â€” including the â€œClose Encounters of the Third Kindâ€ soundtrack, works by Duke Ellington and Ray Charles, and a David Lee Roth 45. At the register he seemed excited by the basket of free condoms.