He’s set to preform the halftime show at the Superbowl with Coldplay, and singer Chris Martin, complete with a rucksack, jumped in with James Corden for his latest Carpool Karaoke segment which aired last night.
Sporting a Batman top, Chris asks Corden: “Is there anyway that I could hitch a ride with you, it’s not very far at all?”
Corden tells Martin that he was looking forward to a day off, but would bring him to San Francisco regardless. As the pair turn the radio on, Coldplay’s recent hit Adventure Of A Lifetime plays and they start belting it out.
Corden and Martin proceed to show just how little they actually know about American football, with the Coldplay frontman observing: “At the end of it, I think they hand out bowls.”
The journey continues with Corden joining Martin to sing some of the band’s biggest hits favourites including Yellow and Viva La Vida.
Martin then offers up a couple of hilarious impressions in the form of Bruce Springsteen and Mick Jagger before they stop off at a petrol station for supplies.
When asked who he is inspired by, Martin admits: “Bruce Springsteen…I look up to U2 and Bruno Mars,” before Corden tells him that no-one’s Superbowl performance could ever compare to Mars’.
Martin then produces his keyboard and plays David Bowie’s Heroes in tribute to the late singer. The road-trip ends with them stopping at a roadside motel called The Palace Inn, before snuggling up together in a single bed, and later discovering Corden’s jeep has been stolen.
Meanwhile, it was announced this week that Late Late Show host Corden will present this year’s Tony Awards from New York on June 12.
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