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Coldplay have been joined on stage by some pretty big luminaries recently: at Glastonbury in June they covered Bee Gees classics “To Love Somebody” and “Stayin’ Alive” with Barry Gibb, only to be joined a few days later by Prince Harry, who dueted with them on “Up&Up” during a gig in Kensington Palace.

Sunday (July 17) saw the most surprising of the lot, however. During their show at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium they were joined on stage by Back to the Future star Michael J. Fox.

Frontman Chris Martin played a video of his son Moses requesting a song from his and his dad’s (not to mention the whole world’s) favorite movie, before introducing the actor.

Fox then lent his guitar skills to two tracks from the movie’s famous Under the Sea dance: “Earth Angel,” as performed by made-up band Marvin Berry & The Starlighters, and “Johnny B. Goode” by Marvin’s “cousin” Chuck Berry.

Remember that scene in the movie? And remember Marty McFly’s guitar solo? Watch here to see them recreate it:

The North American leg of Coldplay‘s Head Full of Dreams tour opened Saturday (July 16) and runs through September 3.

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Filed Under: Coldplay, Michael J. Fox
By Kat Sommers
Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.