Coldplay: “Higher Power,” Max Martin, and Eco-Friendly Tour

Chris Martin of rock band Coldplay sits down with Zane Lowe to discuss the lead-up to the release of “Higher Power” and their ninth studio album. Chris talks about choosing not to tour ‘Everyday Life,’ working with Swedish record producer Max Martin on their latest project, and the creative vision behind this body of work. He also highlights prominent artists who’ve used their platforms to make societal differences and announces that their upcoming tour will be environmentally cautious.

0:00 – Intro

2:29 – Gratitude and reflecting on the past year

5:13 – Chris Martin on ‘Everyday Life’

11:45 – Creation of “Higher Power”

13:53 – Drummer Will Champion

16:40 – Evolution of music

21:48 – Working with Max Martin

27:15 – Perspective on being an artist

30:15 – Sustainability and eco-friendly tour