Posted by: Miles | July 27, 2009

Strawberry Swing

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Ok, whether you love them or hate them you can’t deny this fact: Coldplay have released an astoundingly awesome new music video for Strawberry Swing. The whole video is a chalk animation with Chris Martin laying on the ground, apparently there is no cgi, these guys spent a whole week drawing things around Chris and filming it all! It was made by an artist collective called ‘Shynola‘ who have been responsible for the clips to Radiohead’s Pyramid Song, Beck’s E-Pro and Queens of The Stone Age’s Go With The Flow, amongst others. The video stars Chris as a superhero saving a drowning princess from a deranged squirrel. It really needs to be seen to be believed.

You can find an interview with the directors of the clip here.

I actually always really liked this song but if you’re not a fan you can just turn the sound off and enjoy the show.

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  1. […] found this over at Miles’ A Ship of Noise, and thought I’d repost it here. I know a lot of you hate Coldplay, but this is a seriously […]


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