Chris Martin performs in pub for engaged couple

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Chris Martin made a surprise appearance in a Bath pub and performed for an engaged couple.

The Coldplay singer was on his way back from Glastonbury when he popped into the Stag Inn along with his girlfriend, the actor Dakota Johnson.

Chris Parkin, who has run the pub for 29 years, told SWNS: "I was just sat at the bar with one of my colleagues after finishing a very busy Sunday roast shift.

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"When suddenly in he walked and ordered two Guinnesses. I thought, 'crikey, that bloke looks just like Chris Martin!'. Then [his] PA turned around and said, 'he is!'.

Coldplay's Chris Martin playing Sky Full of Stars at the The Stag Inn (SWNS)
Coldplay's Chris Martin playing Sky Full of Stars at the The Stag Inn. (SWNS)

Parkin detailed how Martin came to perform for the engaged couple: "We were having a wedding meeting at 4:30pm for my friends Jeremy and Hannah who are getting married soon... We were all talking about the wedding, when suddenly Chris turns around and asks what was going on."

He continued: "Jeremy and Hannah told him about their wedding - and said that their first dance was actually going to be to 'A Sky Full of Stars'.

"He then said, 'do you want me to play it for you?' - we were all in awe! Then he just sat down and started playing, he was absolutely lovely."

Coldplay's Chris Martin playing Sky Full of Stars at the The Stag Inn (SWNS)
Coldplay's Chris Martin playing Sky Full of Stars at the The Stag Inn (SWNS)

The divorced Martin also offered some marital advice: "He then said he was a bit hungover after Glastonbury, he gave a few marriage tips and said to Jeremy: 'Make sure you listen to her mate'. We had a laugh and a joke. Chris said he would love to stay and have another drink but they had to go - so they went!"

Parkin described the experience as 'surreal' and added: "I've seen a few things in my time but nothing quite like that."

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0433 -- Pictured: Chris Martin of musical guest Coldplay performs on March 15, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)
Chris Martin of Coldplay performs on Jimmy Kimmel, 2016. (Getty Images)

The landlord also revealed that Tom Jones had also once been a customer at his pub: "The only time I've ever experienced anything similar is when I was sat at a bar and Tom Jones walked in - we ended up having a drink and a chat."

Parkin also admitted he 'didn't have a clue' who Dakota Johnson was.

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