Coldplay releases new music video shot at Athens’ historic Odeon of Herodes Atticus

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Coldplay has received high praise after dropping a new music video shot on location at Athens’ stunning 2,000-year-old Odeon of Herodes Atticus, in front of an audience invited via the band’s social media.

According MetroUK to It was directed by Ben Mor, who previously helmed the band’s video for Hymn For The Weekend with Beyoncé.

Fans took to social media to sing Coldplay’s praises, especially given the date the video release landed on.

Fanpage coldplay_indiaa wrote: ‘Not only did Coldplay make an impactful, beautiful and inclusive video, highlighting sign language & featuring amazing people, they also premiered it on the first day of Disability Pride Month!’

More fans added that the band have ‘set the standard for inclusivity & embody the best in music & humanity’. Others praised the ‘magic’ of the video and said it left them in ‘tears’.

It also features the Deaf members of the Venezuelan Sign Language (LSV) section from El Sistema Venezuela’s Coro de Manos Blancas (White Hands Choir) a world-renowned performing arts ensemble from Barquisimeto, supported in collaboration with the Dudamel Foundation.

A record 7.6million tuned in to watch the set on BBC.

Source: MetroUK

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