6 June 2017

Chris Martin Defends Noel Gallagher’s Absence From One Love Manchester Concert

The Coldplay frontman performed alongside Liam during Sunday's benefit show.

Chris Martin has defended Noel Gallagher over his absence from the One Love Manchester benefit concert, insisting that everyone knew that he wasn’t able to attend in person.

Following Liam Gallagher’s angry tweets about his brother’s no-show, the Coldplay frontman has said that Noel “gave his blessing” for him to perform in his place.

“Thank you @noelgallagher for giving your blessing and encouragement to play don't look back in anger and live forever on Sunday,” he posted on the band’s official account on Tuesday.

“Everyone knew in advance you couldn't be there physically, so thank you for being there in spirit and for lending us those incredible songs. love cm.”

Later, he added: “And thank you @liamgallagher, that was awesome x cm + jb.”

Martin performed Don’t Look Back in Anger at the concert to raise money for the victims of the May 22 terror attacks and then dueted with Liam on Live Forever.

Source: www.standard.co.uk


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