Coldplay Cover Viola Beach, Bee Gees With Barry Gibb, Sinatra With Michael Eavis At Glastonbury

Coldplay headlined the UK’s Glastonbury Festival tonight, closing out the fest with a few special guests and some covers. Instead of paying tribute to the late David Bowie by playing “Heroes,” Chris Martin announced that they would be honoring Viola Beach, the up-and-coming British band who were killed in a tragic car accident earlier this year, by covering their debut single “Boys That Sing.” “We decided as a band, instead of playing ‘Heroes’ tonight, we’re going to create Viola Beach’s alternate future for them and let them headline Glastonbury for a song,” Martin said before launching into the performance, while footage of the young band playing the song was shown on video screens behind him. And for their encore, Coldplay brought out the Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb to perform “To Love Somebody” and “Stayin’ Alive” and sang Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” with Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis. Watch below.

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When Coldplay bring a Beegee out 😳 #Glastonbury #Coldplay

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