WATCH Coldplay’s Chris Martin honor Chester Bennington with ‘Crawling’ cover at MetLife Stadium


Chris Martin of Coldplay sings Linkin Park’s “Crawling” at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, Aug. 1.

In the first Coldplay concert since the July 20 suicide of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, frontman Chris Martin honored him by performing a solo version of the Linkin Park song, “Crawling,” Aug. 1 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford. You can watch the performance below.

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda tweeted in response, “Thank you @coldplay. It sounded beautiful.”

In 2009, Bennington told Spin magazine that the song “is about feeling like I had no control over myself in terms of drugs and alcohol.”

I reviewed the show for The Bergen Record and its web site, You can read the review here. But here is the set list:

Main stage
“A Head Full of Dreams”
“Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall”
“The Scientist”
“God Put a Smile Upon Your Face”

Second Stage
“Always in My Head”

Main Stage
“Midnight” (partial)
“Charlie Brown”
“Hymn for the Weekend”
“Fix You”
“Viva la Vida”
“Adventure of a Lifetime”

Third Stage
“In My Place”
“Don’t Panic” (Will Champion on lead vocals)

Main Stage
“Something Just Like This”
“A Sky Full of Stars”
“Up & Up”

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