Coldplay fans angry New Zealand not part of Music of The Spheres World Tour

It looks like Coldplay have poured Cold-water over plans to return to NZ.
It looks like Coldplay have poured Cold-water over plans to return to NZ. Photo credit: Getty Images

New Zealand's Coldplay fans have taken to social media to voice their anger the 'Viva La Vida' group doesn't appear to be heading to Aotearoa as part of their world tour.

The band sparked outrage in Australia earlier this week after announcing only one date in the country for their Music of the Spheres world tour in Perth in November.

Aussie fans were disappointed the group plans to put on one single gig in Aussie in between dates in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur.

However, there were no details of any planned New Zealand dates for the foreseeable future for the Music of the Spheres tour.

The group last played Aotearoa in 2016 as part of the Head Full of Dreams tour.

In March, 2022, Coldplay appeared to hint at coming to New Zealand later that year by releasing a Spotify Canvas that displayed a coded message along with footage of them performing live.

The short video was attached to a 2014 live performance of 'Magic' at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, which was tweeted from the band's Alien Radio FM account.

In it, characters of Coldplay's own Kaotican Alphabet which were displayed that were translated by fans to spell out: "AU NZ 2022".

As a tour of Australia and New Zealand didn't eventuate, frustrated fans are now pleading with the group to head over the Tasman for a show in New Zealand.

"Waiting for NZ," one fan wrote on the official Coldplay Facebook page.

"New Zealand PLEASE," another begged.

"Is New Zealand in there," another asked.

"Waiting for New Zealand - especially Wellington please," another wrote on the band's tour announcement of Australia.

"I am gobsmacked you would travel all the way to Australia for only one show," another said.

And Coldplay's tour promoters appeared to pour cold water over any plans for Chris Martin and the band to head here.

When approached by Newshub to see if any Aotearoa dates would be added, a Live Nation spokesperson said there were "presently no plans for the band to return to NZ".