By Will Robinson
Updated February 04, 2016 at 10:59 PM EST
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Chris Martin is warming up the FCC for Super Bowl Sunday.

Coldplay appeared before media Thursday ahead of its halftime show appearance, and during the conference, frontman Martin was asked what would be the secretive gig’s “Left Shark” moment. After joking around, his response didn’t jive with federal regulations.

“It’s a difficult question to answer,” Martin said. “Are you saying which part of our show will we f— up terribly?”

This would have been fine, had the presser not been aired on NFL Network live. Twitter user @rwilliams snapped a video clip, which can be seen below (the clip features NSFW language):

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Coldplay (and Beyoncé, whose appearance Martin publicly acknowledged Thursday) will play during halftime of this Sunday’s Super Bowl. The game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS.