Coldplay's next album will apparently be influenced by New York graffiti artists and the anti-Nazi resistance. According to Chris Martin, these different sets of non-conformists have inspired songs about "[being] free to yourself" and "[following] your passion".
Despite two charity gigs booked for next month, Coldplay are still hard at work in their London studio, preparing the follow-up to Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. No release date has been set, but the end seems to be in sight – in a new interview with Q magazine, Martin speculated about a possible album title. "It will probably begin with an M," he revealed. "Two words."
Ten quick guesses: