David Bowie turned down Coldplay, saying: “It’s not a very good song, is it?”

David Bowie turned down Coldplay, saying: “It’s not a very good song, is it?”

Collaboration request didn’t amount to anything, because Bowie wasn’t into the track.

Coldplay have revealed that David Bowie turned down the chance to collaborate with them.

In an interview with NME, the band’s Will Champion says the legendary musician - who passed away last week, aged 69 - passed on a collaboration. Coldplay had put together a track with a multi-part harmony, but Bowie wasn’t interested. “It’s not a very good song, is it?” he told them.

“He was very discerning,” said Champion. “He wouldn’t just put his name to anything. I’ll give him credit for that.”

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