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James Corden chats with members of Coldplay on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" on Dec. 7, 2015 on The CBS Television Network.

If Coldplay look cheerier than usual, they’ve good reason. The British alternative rock outfit is challenging Adele for the U.K. albums chart throne with their latest album, A Head Full of Dreams.

The fourpiece appeared on James Corden’s Late Late Show to perform the lead single “Adventure of a Lifetime" and the album's title track. Frontman Chris Martin looked particularly sprightly for the mini-set. The singer -- liberated from his piano -- bounced about a stage decorated with a touch of India. The group also sat for a chat with the host Corden, who joined in for a sing-along as the show closed. 

Coldplay and Adele Battle it Out For U.K. Chart Crown

Coldplay's seventh – and reportedly final – album nudged ahead of Adele’s all-conquering 25 at the midway point of the U.K.’s chart week. It's also on pace to open at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. The act recently announced a string of international tour dates, beginning March 31 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and they’ve been unveiled as the halftime entertainment for the 2016 Super Bowl

Watch the clips below. 
 

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