Coldplay frontman Chris Martin admitted he “struggled so much with his religious upbringing” in an interview with Howard Stern.
But on Thursday, the singer, 44, wowed thousands of people as the group stormed the stage at New York’s Apollo Theater for Sirius XM and Pandora’s Small Stage Series on Thursday.
Chris, along with band members Jonny Buckland, 44, Guy Berryman, 43, Will Champion, 43, and Phil Harvey, 45 sang their greatest hits while their adoring fans sang.
The Paradise hitmakers each opted to wear casual ensembles, with Chris donning a navy t-shirt and black pants with a stylish multi-color patch.
Talented: Coldplay wowed crowds of thousands as they stormed the stage at a concert in New York on Thursday … after frontman Chris Martin admitted he “had such a tough time” because of his religious education
Team: Frontman Chris, 44, along with band members Jonny Buckland, 44, Guy Berryman, 43, Will Champion, 43, and Phil Harvey, 45 sang their biggest hits while their beloved fans sang with them.
He layered the number with a coordinating black jacket, as well as a must-have pink and blue belt.
The spectacular performance comes after the Dakota Johnson beau admitted to having “had such a difficult time” due to her religious upbringing and slowly comes to terms with her experiences.
Raised as an evangelical Christian, Chris admitted that looking back has been difficult for him, but that he is slowly “dealing” with it and his own experiences.
Have fun! The Paradise hitmakers each opted to wear casual ensembles, with Chris donning a navy t-shirt and black pants with a stylish multi-color patch.
Wow! They definitely brought down the house with their spectacular performance
Candid: Dakota Johnson’s beau recently admitted to having “had such a hard time” due to his religious upbringing and is slowly dealing with his experiences
Chris told Howard Stern on Sirius XM, “I’m having so much trouble in my life right now. And part of managing that is looking at it all. I couldn’t sing along to The Paint It Black from The [Rolling] Stones because I thought it was wrong.
“Any coping method is a strength when you develop it, but later in your life it may not necessarily be of use to you anymore. “
Suffering from insomnia, Chris also revealed that he swears by meditation and naps in order to fill his lack of sleep.
Lifting the lid: “I am going through such a difficult time in my life right now and part of managing it is reviewing it all. I couldn’t sing The Paint It Black [Rolling] Stones because I thought it was wrong, ”said Chris
Workaholic: Suffering from insomnia, Chris has also revealed that he swears by meditation and naps in order to supplement his lack of sleep.
He said: “I don’t get much sleep at night. I meditate and also take a nap every now and then. I was encouraged on this by kickboxer coach Conor McGregor.
“After playing in Dublin the last time I went to a gym and he said the key to life is to lie down for 15 minutes and close your eyes in the afternoon. “
The chart leader added that he had taken dairy out of his lifestyle in order to maintain a healthy diet, which proved difficult due to his Cornish upbringing.
Sain: “After playing in Dublin last time I went to a gym and he said the key to life is to lie down for 15 minutes and close your eyes afterwards. noon, “he revealed.
Changes: The father of two said, “I don’t fuck with dairy anymore. The funny thing about trying to stay really healthy is there’s always a voice inside of you that says, “Yeah, but …”
The father of two added, “I don’t fuck with dairy anymore. The funny thing about trying to stay really healthy is there’s always a voice inside of you that says, “Yeah, but …”
‘And my voice “Yeah but” is talking about [dairy] because I grew up in Devon, where you basically washed yourself in it.
“So there is always a part of me that – despite my body feeling better and singing better – I would throw it all away for four Weetabixes and a double cream. And I’m going to have to do it at some point.
“When we first went to America I wondered why we got sick all the time and wondered while having 12 strawberry milkshakes. I milked a goat the other day, but I didn’t participate, ”he concluded.
Sensational: Confetti and stars filled the auditorium as the concert came to a sensational end