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Coldplay reveals “big financial crisis” of ’Music of the Spheres’ tour

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Coldplay‘s Music of the Spheres tour was almost brought down by “money stuff.”

In an interview with the fan site ColdplayXtra, frontman Chris Martin reveals that the group’s worldwide trek became so “financially stressful” that cancellation became a real possibility.

“We’ve never really had a big financial crisis before,” Martin shares. “This was the first time where there was a point where we felt like we probably couldn’t do the tour, ’cause of all the money stuff.”

Ultimately, the production received “some help,” which Martin says “saved the day.”

“The whole point of this tour is to be trying new things,” Martin explains. “Some of them work and some of them don’t, and that’s OK. We’re so lucky that we can survive certain losses and it’s OK.”

Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres tour kicked off in March in Costa Rica and hit the U.S. in May and June. They’ve spent the summer touring through Europe and their native U.K. and will launch a South American run this weekend.

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