Watch Coldplay Perform A Tribute Song For The Hurricane Harvey Victims
By James Dinh
August 29, 2017
Coldplay surprised fans on Monday night (August 28) when the band formed a song inspired by the devastating events of Hurricane Harvey.
"This is because we all grew up loving country music, and, of course, that's kind of what we think of when we go to Texas," frontman Chris Martin told the crowd at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium. "This is a new song and we'll never play this again. It's a one-off and it's called 'Houston.' We're gonna sing it in Miami for everybody here, and we're gonna send it over there to everyone who missed the show.'"
Hurrivane Harvey had forced the pop band to cancel a concert in Houston last week, but it's calming to see that the victims and events are still on the band's mind. On Monday (August 29), The New York Times had reported that at least 10 people have been killed and many more injured due to Harvey. Considering that Houston did not order evacuations before the storm, countless residents were trapped in flooding homes, leaving them to flee to higher floors and then their roofs. For information on how you can help those affected by Hurricane Harvey, head over to the official website for the American Red Cross or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
You can also catch Coldplay and other chart-toppers like Coldplay, The Weeknd and Thirty Seconds to Mars at our 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival, which goes down September 22 and 23 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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