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Watch Coldplay Pay Tribute to Slain British Politician Jo Cox at Wembley Stadium Concert

Coldplay perform at Wembley Stadium
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Coldplay perform at Wembley Stadium in London on June 15, 2016.

At Thursday night's show at London’s Wembley Stadium, Coldplay paid tribute to Jo Cox, the British parliament member who was murdered earlier that day. 

“We’d like to send love out to the family of Jo Cox,” frontman Chris Martin announced late in the set, following a performance of their 2015 track “Kaleidoscope” with the venue lights dimmed. He also mentioned the victims of the Orlando Pulse club shooting, whom Coldplay  saluted with the song “See You Soon” the previous night. “None of us are entirely sure why that stuff goes on. All we can do is send our love out and hope everyone is able to recover," Martin said. 

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At that, the band jumped into “Green Eyes,” a deep cut from its 2002 record A Rush of Blood to the Head. Watch it all below:

Cox was pronounced dead shortly after being shot and stabbed in in Birstall, England, near the northern city of Leeds. Her assailant is suspected to have far-right sympathies.

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Coldplay is currently on its A Head Full of Dreams tour, which is expected to be the band’s last for some time. The European leg wraps on July 6; 10 days later, Coldplay will hit East Rutherford, N.J.’s MetLife Stadium to begin the North American segment. 

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