Coldplay to release new album in 2010

Singer also reveals bands tough security measures on new material

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Coldplay have revealed that their fifth studio album is scheduled for release at the end of the year. In an interview with, singer Chris Martin spoke about the follow up to 2008’s ‘Viva La Vida Or Death & All His Friends’, which is reportedly being recorded in a converted church in London.

“We feel more excited about making music than ever,” Martin said of the album, which he added he wants to be released “hopefully this Christmas”.

The singer added that the band are being extra security-conscious to make sure their new material doesn’t leak online.

“There’s only two people in the whole building who know how to open all the recording files,” he explained. “Even we [Coldplay] don’t know how to do it. We couldn’t even steal our own music at the moment. You would have to be a computer genius and a great burglar to get into the building, and download it, and mix it.”

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