Chris Martin Opens Up For First Time Since Gwyneth Paltrow Split

The Coldplay singer talks "challenges" in his life.

April 25, 2014 — -- Chris Martin has sat down for an interview for the first time since his March split from Gwyneth Paltrow.

The actress, 41, and the Coldplay frontman, 37, announced on her Goop blog on March 25 that they had split after more than a decade of marriage.

Martin sat down with BBC's Zane Lowe to talk about music and life. A teaser of the full interview -- to air Monday -- was released today.

Read: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Announce Separation

"Everyone in their life goes through challenges, whether it's love or money or kids or illness," Martin tells Lowe, not necessarily about the split.

In another mysterious cut of the video, he adds, "There have been a lot of false headlines recently but this would be a real one."

Related: Gwyneth Paltrow First Comments Since Separation

He doesn't mention Paltrow or the split specifically in the teaser.

Martin also added that he thinks One Direction are "brilliant."