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Coldplay frontman Chris Martinsaid: "Being asked to play at the closing celebrations for the Paralympicathletes in London is such a great honour for us.
"It was one of the biggest nights of our lives and we were excited to try to create a performance for the last night of the games that closed London 2012 in style."
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