NEW YORK – Coldplay (search) is thawing out and getting ready for an upcoming album and a summer tour. The band performed at the Beacon Theater Tuesday, marking their first concert in Manhattan in three years.
"It's got to be flattering to us that you still remember us after all this time away," the group's lead singer, Chris Martin (search), told the crowd, which remained standing for the entire 90-minute concert.
The band played songs from their new album, "X&Y (search)," which will be released June 7, and also played some of their hits, including "In My Place," "Yellow" and the Grammy-winning "Clocks."
The concert was taped for AOL, which will broadcast the concert on AOL Music Live!(search), its weekly concert series on the Internet, on the day the album is released.
Midway throught the concert, Martin got a bit camera-shy.
"All these cameras make us feel like we're on `The Apprentice,'" Martin joked.
The U.S. leg of band's "Twisted Logic" tour kicks off Aug. 4 in Hartford, Conn.