31 Mar '17, 2pm

Chris Martin with the flag of Singapore #ColdplaySingapore - March 31 | via

SINGAPORE - British band Coldplay had no idea about the controversies and drama surrounding the sale of their tickets for their fourth concert tour in Singapore. Speaking to The Straits Times on Friday (March 31) straight after their soundcheck for the first of their two-day concerts at the National Stadium, lead singer Chris Martin and guitarist Jonny Buckland said that since they arrived here on Thursday, they had been rehearsing, playing and "attempting to sleep, mostly". Tickets to their concert were snapped up in record time when they were released last year. More than 100,000 tickets to both nights of the show have been sold. The second night was added after the first sold out in a matter of hours. Many who were unable to get tickets resorted to online resellers. Earlier this week, two men were arrested for their suspected involvement in a scam involving the tickets ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/chris...

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