"'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!'"