A Head Full of Dreams will contain 12 songs, including a hidden work "X Marks The Spot."
A statement issued Friday by Parlophone gives a heads-up on what to expect. "Revitalized, they’ve made an album that’s bursting with energy, colour and big, life-affirming moments such as the deliciously ebullient first single 'Adventure of a Lifetime' and the rocket-powered 'Hymn for the Weekend,'" the statement reads. "Coldplay has never enjoyed making a record more than this one. Nor have they been happier with the results."
The press release also carries a colorful picture of the four-piece enjoying a visit to India (see above); frontman Chris Martin performed his first show in the market mid-year.
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The band's last album, Ghost Stories, was released in 2014 and reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200. They chose not to tour Ghost Stories, instead returning to the studio to record A Head Full of Dreams.
Listen to the new song and check out the tracklist below.
A Head Full of Dreams tracklist:
1. A Head Full Of Dreams
3. Hymn For The Weekend
5. Adventure Of A Lifetime
8. Army Of One
9. Amazing Day
10. Colour Spectrum