Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has revealed the band plan to retire from recording music once they release twelve albums.
Ahead of the launch of the ninth LP, Music of the Spheres, lead singer, 44, admitted the band would only make three more records afterwards before leaving the recording studio for good.
He told Absolute Radio’s Andy Bush: “I think in a few albums we’ll finish making albums. It’s not a joke, it’s true, I think after 12pm will be the end. from our catalog. ‘
“After 12 years, that will be the end of our catalog”: Chris Martin revealed that his band Coldplay will record three more albums before stopping releasing music altogether (pictured in 2019)
However, he insisted the Paradise hitmakers wouldn’t hang up their mics for good, as the singer wants the group – also made up of Guy Berryman, 43, Will Champion, 43, and Jonny Buckland, 44. – plays live shows up to 70 years old.
“But I think we’ll always want to play live together. So I think of the way the [Rolling] The stones yes, it will be so cool if we can still shoot in the late 70s, ”he said.
“It will be wonderful if anyone wants to come.
Exciting: However, he added that the hitmakers of “Paradise” won’t be hanging up their microphones for good, as the singer wants the band to play live shows until they are 70 (pictured in 2021)
Chris also admitted that it was a “real joy” to recently team up with K-pop sensation BTS on the recent track My Universe.
He added: “It was a real joy to do this song with them from start to finish.
“It was such a strange idea, and it was so wrong on paper in a way, but it allowed us to bring out our inner group and them to bring out their inner group of old men and collaborate in. a middle-aged group. “
“They hope it will help keep the next generation of fans alive”: Coldplay “is preparing to release surprise collaboration with Selena Gomez in order to attract a younger audience” (pictured in 2011)
It follows that the Grammy winners recorded a new track with singer Selena Gomez in an effort to reach a younger fan base.
Ready for an imminent release, the next single would be called Let Someone Go and be featured on the new album.
A source told The Sun: “Chris has always been a huge fan of Selena and it’s a dream come true that she finally sings on a Coldplay record.”
A source said: “Chris has always been a huge fan of Selena and it’s a dream come true that she finally sings on a Coldplay record” (pictured in 2021)
They went on to say that the Paradise hitmaker wrote the single especially for the former Disney Channel star and that they had planned a “special live performance”.
“He wrote a wonderful ballad for her which they recorded together in April.
“She’s very popular with young people, so the band are hoping that collaborations like this will help keep the next generation of fans in the band.”
Chris recently said his band’s new material was inspired by Star Wars, after watching the movies and wondering what music is like on other planets.
Speaking on The Zach Sang Show, he said, “I once watched Star Wars and they had the stage with the Cantina group, didn’t they?
“And I was like, ‘I wonder what musicians are like across the universe? “and that led to it all and now here we are.
New release: The band released song titles from their album Music of the Spheres which will be released on October 15th
In the clip for Higher Power, the group performs on the planet Kaotica, which is “populated by robot dogs, giant holograms and a street gang of dancing aliens.”
And Chris confirmed that the whole album will take place on the fictional planet.
He added, “It led us to imagine this other place called ‘the spheres’ which is like a group of planets, like a solar system with a lot of different places and creatures and stuff.
“And what I found out is that when you’ve imagined a place like this, you can kind of become any artist inside of it.
“It’s very liberating to come out of Coldplay and just think, ‘OK, I’m not even human, what’s the music like? “
The hitmaker also revealed that the next album could be one of the last Coldplay releases, as he doesn’t think the band has much time left before “quitting making albums”.
He explained, “I know how many albums we have left as a band and it’s not that many until we stop making albums, I think.”
Representatives for Coldplay and Selena Gomez have been contacted for comment by MailOnline.
Recording: Chris and his colleagues posted an album post on Instagram with a note alongside an album trailer that combines an animated cosmic journey through the album’s planetary artwork with short clips from the album. 12 tracks from the album (photo from 2021)