Following the footsteps of a lot of musicians (Nine Inch Nails), the UK based band has decided to offer a free download of their latest single “Violet Hill” for free download from their website for a week. (Got this from Facebook.)

We’re very pleased to announce that Coldplay’s new single, Violet Hill, will be available as a free download exclusively from Coldplay.com for one week starting tomorrow, Tuesday April 29th, at 12.15pm UK time. This is a full week ahead of the single’s conventional paid-for digital release, on Tuesday May 6th.

Way to go guys! Good music – that too for free, legally that is. Awesome! Also, they have announced a couple of free gigs in UK. Ojas, you might be interested.

Is this another nail in the coffin of the music industry? I don’t know. But this sure is a huge step in that direction.

3 thoughts on “Coldplay offers free music

  1. Ojas says:

    Thanks mate, both for songs and the info. Shall check out sometime. British Steel (metal gods) Judas Priest are going to perform here… but that’s in June.. sometime when I will be leaving from here.

  2. Goyal says:

    There is another song free with some UK song magazine. Check out the link below.

    http://coldplay.com/nme.html

  3. Ojas says:

    Thanks once again.. the postage fee for ordering that is more than the cost of the magazine :p

    Anyway, i am glad to know that the show is going to be free, I will keep a watch on the tickets! Cheers

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