Coldplay have announced that their new album, Ghost Stories, is available to stream for free via iTunes. Fans who head to iTunes.com/Coldplay
or iTunesRadio.com/Coldplay now can listen to the album in full, a week before its worldwide release on 19 May.
The album stream is accompanied on iTunes by a stunning, full-length animation of Mila Fürstová’s Ghost Stories artwork, directed by Alasdair + Jock at Trunk Animation.
Ghost Stories is Coldplay’s sixth album. Fans who pre-order the album from iTunes.com/Coldplay now will immediately get the singles ‘Magic’ and ‘A Sky Full Of Stars,’ as well as the album track ‘Midnight.’ The band’s current single, ‘A Sky Full Of Stars,’ has topped the iTunes Chart in 88 countries since its 1 May release.
A Deluxe CD version of Ghost Stories – featuring three bonus tracks – is available exclusively from Target, in store and at target.com/coldplay.
Next week, the release of the album will be heralded by a primetime TV special, ‘Coldplay : Ghost Stories.’ The one-off, in-the-round performance will be broadcast in the US/Canada (NBC, 18 May); UK (Sky Arts, 19 May); Italy (Sky Uno, 19 May); Spain (Canal+1, 19 May) and France (France 2, 22 May). Watch the trailer for the Coldplay : Ghost Stories TV special below.