that they'll play six “intimate” live shows in the U.S., Japan and Europe in support of the band’s new album,
The run of live shows begins April 25 in Cologne, Germany, and wraps up July 1 at Royal Albert Hall in London.
In between, the group will play shows in New York City, Los Angeles, Paris and Tokyo.
Tickets for the Cologne show will go on sale April 19 at Eventim.de . Details about the other five shows will be made available to fans who join the band's mailing list at Coldplay.com .
The Ghost Stories album features nine tracks and is scheduled to arrive in stores and digital outlets on May 19. The album is available for pre-order on iTunes. "Magic" is the first single from Ghost Stories .
Here are the Coldplay concert dates:
4/25 -- Cologne, E-Werk
5/5 -- New York, Beacon Theatre
5/19 -- Los Angeles, Royce Hall
5/28 -- Paris, Casino de Paris
6/12 -- Tokyo, Dome City Hall
7/1 -- London, Royal Albert Hall
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