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Coldplay to give away free CD on North American tour

Fans going to dates on the Coldplay tour, which starts on May 15 in North America, will receive a copy of the nine-track album 'LeftRightLeftRightLeft.' It will be available as a free download at the same time at and will contain live versions of Coldplay songs such as 'Clocks,' 'Viva La Vida' and 'Fix You.'

“Playing live is what we love” the band said in a statement. “This album is a thank you to our fans – the people who give us a reason to do it and make it happen.”

The UK and Irish leg of their tour comprises four dates, starting at Manchester Old Trafford Cricket Ground on September 12 and then taking in Dublin Phoenix Park, Glasgow Hampden Park and two nights at Wembley Stadium. Jay-Z will be special guest for all the UK and Ireland dates, apart from the first Wembley concert on September 18 when Girls Aloud will support.