06/21/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Chris Martin Walks Out Of BBC Interview

It's tough at the top. The new Coldplay album may be steaming towards number one but the pressure is telling on Chris Martin.

The notoriously highly-strung frontman always makes clear he will not discuss his famous wife - Gwyneth Paltrow - or their children.

However, when lobbed a straightforward question on the inspiration for Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends on Radio 4, the singer lost the plot.

"Did you start with the song Viva La Vida and the idea within that song of the disposed dictator looking back at his life?" asked John Wilson, the Front Row presenter.

To which Martin replied: "I'm not enjoying this. Can I have two minutes?" and walked out of the studio.

The presenter pressed him for more. "Are you feeling under pressure?" The singer replied: "I just don't like talking about things."

The interview continued with Will Champion, the band's drummer, who insisted his colleague was not upset.

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