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Coldplay's Chris Martin Reveals Bruce Springsteen's Super Bowl Performance Advice: Watch

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Coldplay's Chris Martin performs during a live broadcast of "TFI Friday" at the Cochrane Theatre on November 6, 2015 in London, England

In less than a week, Coldplay will be playing its biggest show ever. So it's no wonder the band has turned to some of the Super Bowl's previous performers for advice and support. 

While past guests of the big game Beyoncé and Bruno Mars are expected to join the band onstage, as frontman Chris Martin teased in an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, it was Bruce Springsteen who offered some sage words of wisdom. 

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"'It's gotta be muscle memory,'" Coldplay frontman Chris Martin recalled Springsteen telling him. "'You gotta know every note man. Twelve minutes — that ain't long, but it's long enough.'"

In a the segment for CBS, Martin discussed the elements that go into assembling such a set. 

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"I loved the whole concept of trying to present your entire musical life in 12-and-a-half minutes," Martin said. "It's a great challenge…We've possibly got 11 good minutes. So we have some special guests and they'll cover the rest."

If the halftime show doesn't go as hoped, Martin said he had some good advise from his daughter Apple that put things in perspective. 

"My daughter said the sweetest thing yesterday. 'How you feeling about the Super Bowl?' 'Of course, we're a little bit nervous.'" Martin said. "She said, 'Dad, the worst that could happen is you'll get turned into a meme. And after a month or so people will just forget!'"

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