Coldplay To Pay Tribute To Viola Beach At Glastonbury 2016?

6 June 2016, 11:29


The band are reportedly set to cover a song by the band, who tragically lost their lives this year.

Coldplay are reportedly planning to pay tribute to Viola Beach at Glastonbury festival this year.

All band members of Viola Beach - Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Tomas Lowe and Jack Dakin - and their tour manager Craig Tarry tragically lost their lives in a car accident in Sweden on 13 February.

Now, according to The Sun, Chris Martin and co. are planning to commemorate the young band, by covering one of their songs during their set on Sunday 26 June.

A source told the paper: "Coldplay always support upcoming bands and the news of Viola Beach's sudden death hit them all hard as fellow musicians. They want to use the Pyramid Stage to honour the lads."

Watch the moving tribute video for the Warrington band's Swings & Waterslides single below:

Coldplay will make Glastonbury history this month, becoming the first act to headline the Somerset festival four times.

The band played a triumphant set at Manchester's Etihad Stadium this weekend, which was aired on Radio X this Saturday.

Watch a snippet of their performance, below: 

Watch the surreal video for Coldplay's Up And Up, below: