Coldplay giving away album during tour

'LeftRightLeftRightLeft' promotion kicks off May 15

LONDON -- Coldplay will give away a live album, "LeftRightLeftRightLeft," to all fans attending its "Viva La Vida" summer tour.

The giveaway will begin May 15 at the opening date of the North American tour at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, Fla., and it continues at every remaining live show in 2009, except festival appearances.

"Playing live is what we love," Coldplay said in a statement. "This album is a thank you to our fans -- the people who give us a reason to do it and make it happen."

The nine-track live album also will be available as a download from the band's official Web site during the tour, beginning May 15. It was recorded at cites during the "Viva La Vida" tour.

Coldplay's tour wraps with two huge outdoor Live Nation-promoted shows at Wembley Stadium on Sept. 18 and 19.