Coldplay's Chris Martin: "I Once Almost Left The Stage Out Of Fear" - Video

11 July 2012, 15:11

The 'Paradise' star recalls a gig where he completely lost his stage confidence and nearly walked off.

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has confessed that he almost walked off stage during one of the band's shows after he lost his confidence.

The 'Princess Of China' singer told Le Project Imagine that two songs into one of the group's show in Birmingham, he contemplated ended the show.

"Normally I have this self-confidence and stuff and it just left like a bird leaving," he confessed describing how suddenly quiet the venue became. "I wanted to leave the stage."

The star added that it was the emotional support of the group's drummer Will Champion which helped him through.

"I turned around to tell will and then I realised – whenever I feel insecure on stage – I always turn around to look at our drummer Will, who's very serious, he looks very serious on stage," he admitted. "But he really is like a rock."

Chris continued: "So I looked around to him and said 'I can't do it, I've got to leave' and he gave me this look – which I can't really put into words so well. But he has this way of looking at me like, it gives me this positive energy, and he does it a lot I realised.

You can view a picture of Coldplay performing live at the Summertime Ball 2012 below:

"That was the moment where it was very clear how important he is in our group as an emotional anchor."

The pair spoke together as the lights came up for a moment and the show continued without further incident.

You can watch Chris Martin speaking about the moment he lost his stage confidence below:

The band are currently on their 'Mylo Xyloto' world tour which will head to Toronto later this month.

The British stars have also announced plans to release a six part comic series based on the character Mylo Xyloto – who apparently shaped the sound and feel of their album of the same name.

Siri

If Someone Tells You To Say 108 To Siri, Do Not Do It! Here's The Dangerous Reason Why...

Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins Snapchat

80+ Of The Best Popstars You Should Have On Snapchat

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Symphony artwork
  2. 2
    Galway Girl artwork
  3. 3
    Shape Of You artwork
  4. 4
    Something Just Like This artwork
  5. 5
    Ciao Adios artwork
  6. 6
    Human artwork
  7. 7
    Solo Dance artwork
  8. 8
    Chained To The Rhythm artwork
  9. 9
    Castle On The Hill artwork
  10. 10
    It Ain't Me artwork
  11. 11
    Stay artwork
  12. 12
    Places artwork
  13. 13
    You Don't Know Me artwork
  14. 14
    Issues artwork
  15. 15
    Slide artwork
  16. 16
    Cold artwork
  17. 17
    Best Behaviour artwork
  18. 18
    That's What I Like artwork
  19. 19
    Touch artwork
  20. 20
    Scared To Be Lonely artwork
  21. 21
    I Feel It Coming artwork
  22. 22
    Paris artwork
  23. 23
    Waterfall artwork
  24. 24
    Be The One artwork
  25. 25
    September Song artwork
  26. 26
    Play That Song artwork
  27. 27
    Rockabye artwork
  28. 28
    Green Light artwork
  29. 29
    Safe Inside artwork
  30. 30
    Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) artwork
  31. 31
    Passionfruit artwork
  32. 32
    Beauty & The Beast artwork
  33. 33
    Perfect artwork
  34. 34
    Shape Of You (Remix) artwork
  35. 35
    Big For Your Boots artwork
  36. 36
    I Would Like  artwork
  37. 37
    24K Magic artwork
  38. 38
    KMT artwork
  39. 39
    Say You Won't Let Go artwork
  40. 40
    Can't Stop The Feeling artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site