Aussie electronic star opens for Coldplay’s sold-out concerts in Seoul

Australian singer-songwriter Jess Kent opened for Coldplay’s sold-out concerts at Jamsil Olympic Stadium, Seoul.

The full-house concert at the stadium has been the first time since Michal Jackson’s historic tour live in Seoul in 1996.

The 22-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist started her musical journey when she was just seven years old, busking with her brother.

The English-born artist has made a name for herself with songs that fuse hip-hop and alt-pop with beat-heavy electronic sounds and defiant yet vulnerably smooth rapping.

The Sydney-based singer rose to fame with her single “Get Down” from her forthcoming debut EP, “My Name is Jess Kent”.

The song was the most frequently played song on top Australian radio station Triple J and won the praise of superstars including will.i.am and Coldplay.

The Coldplay’s Asian Tour has wrapped up with the two-day concerts in Seoul following those in Taiwan and the Philippines.

Coldplay has already played to 2.5 million people across Latin America, the US and Europe.

The show was created by the band alongside celebrated production designers Misty Buckley and Paul Normandale.

The tour reaches Australia and New Zealand in December.

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