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Martin worries about Coldplay's future
Chris Martin constantly worries about the
future of Coldplay and insists each album feels like the band's
The British group has released four hit
records, and the fifth, Mylo Xyloto, is set to hit stores in
October (11), but Martin admits he is struggling to envisage a
He tells Billboard, "I always feel like each
record is our last, but at the moment I'm in the stage where I
really mean it.
"I just can't imagine how we would do another
one, because we've thrown everything. When it's finished... we
won't have been able to put more work into it, which I guess is the
only thing we can really do."
However, Martin felt the same after the
band's fourth album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends - and
it took producer Brian Eno to convince the group to record
Martin adds, "When we finished the last
record Viva La Vida, we were all feeling pretty pleased with
ourselves when it was, like, number one or whatever. Then Brian Eno
wrote to us and said, 'Dear Coldplay. I really think we've made a
good record here. But I do think we can do a lot better, and I feel
we all need to get back to work as soon as possible'."