Coldplay's Chris Martin performs David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’ in live-streamed self-isolation gig

17 March 2020, 11:48 | Updated: 17 March 2020, 14:35

Coldplay's Chris Martin performs David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’ in live-streamed self-isolation gig
Coldplay's Chris Martin performs David Bowie’s ‘Life On Mars’ in live-streamed self-isolation gig. Picture: PA • Coldplay

By Rory O'Connor

Coldplay's Chris Martin has kept his fans entertained with a special live-streamed concert for those in self-isolation.

Titled 'Together At Home', Chris aimed to unite those currently in self-isolation due to coronavirus, especially after the thousands of cancelled gigs around the world.

Speaking on Instagram Live, Chris revealed that he and his band were meant to be together but were all “stuck in different countries”.

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Broadcasting for 30 minutes, Chris took song requests and gave shout outs from behind his piano.

The home concert began with ‘A Sky Full Of Stars’ on acoustic guitar, before jumping he played Coldplay classics ‘Trouble’ and ‘Viva La Vida’ on piano.

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Chris then offered fans a lesson on how to play David Bowie‘s ‘Life On Mars’ on piano.

It comes as Neil Young also announced a series of live-streamed sessions filmed from his home.

You can watch the ‘Together At Home’ show in full above.