According to the Público newspaper, the promoter Everything is New and the council are yet to release a statement.

The video also alludes to other European cities, such as Barcelona, Milan and Manchester. The band has not visited Portugal since 2012, when they performed at Estádio do Dragão, in Porto.

Coldplay debuted in Portugal, in 2000, at the Paredes de Coura Festival, in Minho. At the time it was still an unknown group, which had just released its first album, today it is one of the best-known rock bands worldwide.