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10.11.2011

CBS RADIO CELEBRATES COLDPLAY’S NEW RELEASE “MYLO XYLOTO”

Series Of Exclusive Events And Access To The World Renowned Band Begins On Tuesday, Oct. 18

CBS RADIO stations across the country will feature three day’s worth of exclusive programming and content in conjunction with the release of Coldplay’s forthcoming album Mylo Xyloto, which debuts worldwide on Monday, Oct. 24.  Eager fans can get up close and personal with the band and their new music through a series of CBS RADIO programs and concerts across the globe.  These special events, which will include over the air and streaming webcast concerts, fan questions and answers from the band, as well as hosting a national radio program, follow the band’s appearance last month on CBS Interactive Music Group’s flagship concert webcast series, Live on Letterman, where they played a nearly hour long set, (http://www.cbs.com/late_night/liveonletterman/coldplay/video/).

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the World Famous KROQ’s Kevin & Bean (weekdays, 5:00-10:00 AM, PT) will host a live Coldplay webcast from the all-new KROQ Red Bull Sound Space at 7:30AM/PT as a part of the ongoing “Kevin & Bean’s Breakfast With” series.  The band will perform and answer questions from lucky fans, who can only win their way into the show through the station.  The intimate show will be streamed live for fans nationwide at www.KROQ.com and can be heard on-air, online and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.   

On Sunday, Oct. 23, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland will host Acoustic Sunrise, a three-hour program featuring acoustic renditions of popular Hot AC tunes, which is carried on a number of CBS RADIO stations nationwide.  This is the first time in the history of the program that there will be guest hosts.  Throughout the show, Martin and Buckland will play some of their favorite Coldplay tracks, as well as songs from their favorite bands.  (Check local listings)

On Monday, Oct. 24 – the same day as the album’s worldwide release – CBS RADIO will go international and host Coldplay Firstplay: Live From London, a live radio special on the band’s home turf, hosted by KROQ’s Stryker.  Fans will be able to connect with the band and ask them questions via Twitter, which they will answer live on-air.  (Check local listings)

Kevin Weatherly, Senior Vice President of Programming, CBS RADIO remarked, “CBS RADIO is in a unique position to offer fans and listeners an in-depth experience with some of the biggest bands releasing music today.  First with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and now with another world-renowned rock act – Coldplay, CBS RADIO is offering a platform for artists to connect in multiple and unmatched ways.”

Tune in to the following stations to get a first look at Coldplay’s long-awaited new release:

Live From London:

KROQ-FM, Los Angeles (www.kroq.com)

WXRT-FM, Chicago (www.wxrt.com)

KITS-FM, San Francisco (www.live105.com)

WZGC-FM, Atlanta (www.929dave.fm)

WHFS-FM/WWMX HD 2, Baltimore (www.whfs.com)

 

Acoustic Sunrise:

WBMX-FM, Boston (www.mix1041.com)

WTIC-FM, Hartford (www.wtic.com)

KHMX-FM, Houston (www.khmx.com)

WWFS-FM, New York (www.fresh1027.com)

WIAD-FM, Washington, D.C. (www.947freshfm.com)

WBZZ-FM, Pittsburgh (www.starpittsburgh.com)

            KYKY-FM, St. Louis (www.y98.com)

            WSJT-FM, Tampa (www.play987.com)

            KSCF-FM, San Diego (www.radiosophie.com)

            KMXB-FM, Las Vegas (www.mix941.fm)

            WOMX-FM, Orlando (www.mix1051.com)

 

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Press Contact:    

Allison Mandara           212-649-9606             allison.mandara@cbsradio.com

Press:

Allison Mandara
212-649-9606
allison.mandara@cbsradio.com