A free live album could be released by Coldplay.
Coldplay are planning to give their fans a free live album, it has been reported.
Speaking to the Sun, frontman Chris Martin said that the record will be a present to fans who have spent their money on the band over the credit crunch.
He explained: "We're playing a lot of shows in the summer and I think what we would like to do is - bearing in mind the recession we are in - record the live album then give it as a gift."
Martin told the newspaper that the group is currently thinking of the best way to achieve this, although he admits it could be difficult in terms of record contracts and other restrictions.
The star also said he is grateful for all the support Coldplay have received from their fans and said the album would be a good way to reward people when they turn up to the band's gigs.
In 2007, Radiohead allowed fans to choose how much they pay, if anything at all, when they downloaded their record In Rainbows.
Last year, industrial rock act Nine Inch Nails followed suit by offering the Ghosts I-IV and The Slip albums free to download from their website.
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