Coldplay frontman Chris Martin celebrated his 40th birthday recently with a huge Willy Wonka themed bash. In a special birthday message to fans, Martin revealed his top three favourite songs of 2017.
Chris Martin is one of the world’s most prominent songwriters and has been responsibly for some of the most popular tracks of the last couple of decades. Often regarded as rock music’s ‘Mr Nice Guy’, Martin regularly expresses his love for his musical contemporaries, and in a new twitter post the 40 year old has shared his three favourite songs of 2017.
Thanking fans for their birthday messages, Martin tweeted: “Hello everyone. I would like to say thank you so much for all of the birthday messages you sent; I feel very lucky.“In return, here are my favourite three songs at the moment:
‘All Night’ – Chance The Rapper ‘
Blinded By Your Grace pt.1’ – Stormzy
‘Makeba’ – Jain
“Thank you all very much, see you on tour, love, CM”
A number of Martin’s close friends attended the Willy Wonka themed party as well as some of the worlds most popular actors and musicians including: Jay Z, Beyonce, Muse’s Matt Bellamy, James Corden, Robert Downey Jr, Aaron Paul and Julia Roberts.
In other news, Coldplay will be embarking on a European tour at the beginning of June.
Here is a full list of upcoming tour dates:
Tue June 06 – Olympiastadion, Munich GERMANY
Thu June 08 – Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon FRANCE
Sun June 11 – Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna AUSTRIA
Wed June 14 – Red Bull Arena, Leipzig GERMANY
Fri June 16 – HDI Arena, Hannover GERMANY
Sun June 18 – PGE Narodowy, Warsaw POLAND
Wed June 21 – Koning Boudewijnstadion, Brussels BELGIUM
Sun June 25 – Ullevi, Gothenburg, SWEDEN
Fri June 30 – Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt GERMANY
Mon July 03 – Stadio San Siro, Milan ITALY
Sat July 08 – Croke Park, Dublin IRELAND
Tue July 11 – Principality Stadium, Cardiff UK
Sat July 15 – Stade de France, Paris FRANCE