Chris Martin's album worry
Chris Martin feels ''suicidal'' when Coldplay release a new album because he panics that fans may not like their new material as much as his earlier work
This article is from 2011.
Chris Martin feels "suicidal" when Coldplay release a new album.
The 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' hitmaker - whose group brought out their fifth LP, 'Mylo Xyloto', this week - panics that fans may not like their new material as much as his earlier work.
He said: "The day our albums come out I want to kill myself. Really, I feel suicidal.
"Before our albums come out I feel that we still own it, that we have control over our music.
"But once it's out there in the world it's no longer ours. I start to panic and think, 'What if people don't like this album? What if it's the one our biggest fans don't like?' "
Despite his comments, Chris is confident people will enjoy the group's latest album.
He added to the Daily Star newspaper: "I'm more excited than ever about 'Milo Xyloto' as I think it's our best work. I'm hopeful others will love it."
However, Chris recently joked that fans can "burn" the album if they don't like it.
He said: "I think it's one of our roundest albums, it's almost a perfect circle of a CD, it costs less than £20 and if you don't like it you can always burn it to get some warmth, so it's a three-pronged reason to buy it."