"'How you feeling about the Super Bowl?' [she said.] 'Of course, we're a little bit nervous,' [Chris said.] She said, 'Dad, the worst that could happen is you'll get turned into a meme. And after a month or so people will just forget!'"
Despite playing to an audience of "three gazillion" people, Chris said that the band was excited about the challenge.
"I loved the whole concept of trying to present your entire musical life in 12-and-a-half minutes," he said, giving credit to the guest stars who will join them, including the aforementioned Beyonce and Bruno Mars. "We've possibly got 11 good minutes. So we have some special guests and they'll cover the rest
"I think Super Bowl 50 is gonna be more special than maybe people realize," said the show's production designer, Bruce Rodgers. "The way that the NFL is going to bring people into the halftime show is gonna be pretty high tech and very, very exciting."
Coldplay will take the stage during Super Bowl 50's Pepsi halftime show on Sunday, Feb. 7.