A premiere concert in Madrid was streamed live on YouTube. The programme was titled, "Coldplay Live: Unstaged". The band performed songs from Mylo Xyloto alongside their previous hits. The concert aired on 26 October 2011. The show was directed by Anton Corbijn and presented by American Express. The live webcast is reported to have been viewed by nearly 20 million viewers. Replay of the show on Vevo was viewed by nearly 8 million viewers.
The album consisted of recordings from the concert. The first version of the EP consisted of 7 songs, while the second version consisted only 5 songs.