Coldplay Offers Seasonal Download

Coldplay has posted a version of "2000 Miles" for download on its Web site. The acoustic cover of the Pretenders' holiday song by lead singer Chris Martin was recorded earlier this year while the band

Coldplay has posted a version of "2000 Miles" for download on its Web site. The acoustic cover of the Pretenders' holiday song by lead singer Chris Martin was recorded earlier this year while the band toured the U.S. The track will be available from through Jan. 1.

The download is available in Windows Media Format only and is not restricted to play, burn to CD or transfer to portable players.

Proceeds from the £1.50 ($2.65) download will benefit the charities Stop Hand Gun Violence and Future Forests. The band's U.K. label, EMI Records, has pledged to match the donation.

Martin has been a tabloid regular since confirming that actress Gwyenth Paltrow is pregnant with his child. The two reportedly married earlier this month at the Santa Barbara (Calif.) County courthouse.