Coldplay has officially been announced as the Super Bowl halftime act, and the Internet isn’t all too pleased. Many people took to Twitter to announce their displeasure:
But some folks have recognised that while, yes, there’s a lot of outrage, they’re still excited for Coldplay’s performance:
BOLD PREDICTION: Although you feel cool for bashing the Coldplay Super Bowl halftime show, it’s actually gonna be pretty legit.
— Alex Byers (@byersalex) December 3, 2015
The band’s latest album “A Head Full of Dreams,” which will be released December 4, features collaborations with artists including Beyoncé, Noel Gallagher, and Tove Lo, so there is always the chance that they might also appear (the Red Hot Chilli Peppers showed up for Bruno Mars’ set last year). Gwenyth Paltrow, who was formerly married to Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin, also appears on the album.
IF GWYNETH SINGS AT THE SUPER BOWL
— Joe Coscarelli (@joecoscarelli) December 3, 2015
Coldplay’s fame was launched with their 2000 single, “Yellow”:
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