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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Rock band Coldplay will be the star act at the Paralympic closing ceremony, London 2012 have announced.
Coldplay paid tribute to Adam Yauch by performing the classic Beastie Boys song Fight for Your Right at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday.
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has revealed that years of playing live has left him with tinnitus.