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Coldplay have opened registration to fans wishing to attend either of their two free shows, in London and New York this June.

As previously reported the band are playing these two special shows as a thank you to fans who have supported them all these years.

Coldplay are set to play London’s Brixton Academy on June 16, and New York’s Madison Square Gardens venue on June 23 – and tickets will not be made available to purchase, only by free ballot.

To register for tickets, simply head to the band’s official website now.

The band are also giving away one prize for their New York show of an all-expenses paid trip to the gig from anywhere in the world including tickets, flights and accommodation.

The results of both the London and New York gig ballots will be announced on June 5.

Meanwhile, Coldplay have made a second new track available as a free download via their band website

The track “A Spell A Rebel Yell” will not feature on the band’s follow-up to 2005’s X&Y, Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends which is due out on June 12.

The band recently made their comeback single “Violet Hill” available as free download for one week only, and figues have exceeded two million.

The new downloadable song, “A Spell A Rebel Yell” also features on an exclusive seven-inch vinyl single that you can only get with this week’s issue (dated May 10) of NME.


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