Coldplay and Michael J. Fox’s Electrifying “Johnny B. Goode” Performance

A Nostalgic Collaboration at MetLife Stadium

Coldplay joined forces with Michael J. Fox for an electrifying performance of Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” in New York’s MetLife Stadium, bringing to life a memorable moment reminiscent of Fox’s iconic scene as Marty McFly in “Back to the Future.”

Echoing a Cinematic Classic

The song holds a cherished place in film history, as Fox’s character famously played it in the film’s ballroom dance sequence, astonishing a 1955 high school crowd with his ahead-of-its-time guitar skills. Replicating this unforgettable performance, Fox once again captivated the audience, showcasing his remarkable guitar prowess alongside Coldplay.

A Joyous Rock and Roll Revival

The collaboration saw Coldplay venturing into classic rock territory, with lead singer Chris Martin fully embracing the role of a rock and roller, complete with a beaming smile throughout the performance. The band and Fox’s shared enthusiasm for recreating this cinematic highlight was palpable, delighting both the live audience and online viewers.

A Hit with Fans Worldwide

This unique rendition marked a stylistic departure for Coldplay and was met with widespread acclaim, amassing over 13 million views on YouTube. Fans of both Coldplay and “Back to the Future” were treated to a nostalgic trip down memory lane, celebrating the timeless appeal of “Johnny B. Goode.”

Relive the magic of Coldplay and Michael J. Fox’s rendition of “Johnny B. Goode” and experience the joyous fusion of music and cinema. Watch the video below for a performance that bridges generations with rock and roll.