Will Coldplay Gimmickry Kill Us All?

“The coloured wristbands that turn stadiums into a spectacle of flashing lights are the real stars of Coldplay’s shows, according to some. But fans have been spooked after the glow-in-the-dark devices suddenly began flashing of their own accord, days after the event. Producers of Xylobands, given free to two million gig-goers on Coldplay’s tour, have moved to assure fans, who took wristbands home, that they have no sinister powers.”