News

Coldplay sends fans on library scavenger hunt

Coldplay sends fans on library scavenger hunt

COLDPLAY: Visit a library, check out a book, maybe find tickets to Coldplay. Photo: Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Here’s one way to get people to visit libraries: they’re looking for Coldplay lyrics.

The band has hidden singer Chris Martin’s handwritten lyrics for their upcoming album “Ghost Stories” in libraries around the world in books containing ghost stories.

They’ve been giving clues on the band’s Twitter account.

One envelope contains a golden ticket granting the finder and one guest a free trip to London to see Coldplay perform in July.

Four of the nine song lyrics have been found, in libraries in Barcelona, Mexico City, Singapore and Helsinki, Finland.

The “Ghost Stories” album comes out May 19.

Recent Headlines

in National

Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

ferguson

The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

in National

Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

obamacarecourt

Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

in Local

Monte Camps Out for Cancer Connection

cancer connection campout

Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.

in Local

US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

drone

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.

in Local

DA Seeks To Reinstate Charges In Paradise One Case

news-scales

The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.