Israeli teen performs with Coldplay during Brussels concert

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If you will it, it is no dream: that is what Israeli 15-year-old Gili Torres learned when Coldplay’s frontman invited her onstage to perform the song “Green Eyes” with the band on her guitar during their concert in Brussels, Belgium.

Gili Torres on stage with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.
Gili Torres on stage with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. (Coldplay/Instagram)

The band shared footage of the scene on their Instagram account. Singer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Martin, pointing out Torres’s sign requesting to play with the band, asked her if she meant it. “Do you really want to play ‘Green Eyes’ with us, for real?” he playfully challenged. When she indicated that she was serious, he told the crowd: “Please welcome Gili like a rockstar.”


Outfited with headphones — she appeared to come prepared with her own acoustic guitar — she accompanied Martin with a few of members of his band while he crooned along.

How did she do? “That was [expletive] awesome, Gili,” Martin pronounced.

Torres later posted a short video of the performance on her Instagram Stories with the caption “my wish came true.”

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