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Chris Martin Says Katy Perry Inspired 'A Sky Full of Stars'

Chris Martin Says Katy Perry Inspired 'A Sky Full of Stars'

Chris Martin carries three small bags while arriving for a departing flight at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday (November 19) in London, England.

The 37-year-old singer was in town to record Band Aid 30‘s new Christmas song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” which also features One Direction, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, and Ed Sheeran.

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“I’ll tell you the truth: I was listening to a lot of Katy Perry,” Chris shared in a Beats by Dre video about his band Coldplay‘s hit song “A Sky Full of Stars.” “A lot of her songs have the same chord sequence the whole time. Your body feels comfortable with them and then the melody’s changing on top so there’s a groove you really get in to and then also you’re kept interested… so I was like, ‘that’s an amazing way of doing songs.’”


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