Singing about their lost love, the British band's frontman and the 'We Found Love' songstress share a tender moment on a desert before engaging in a battle with swords in the sky.
Coldplay have unleashed a music video for "Princess of China" in full, treating fans with a lot of scenes that include references to Asian culture. Clad in ninja-like costume, the band's vocalist Chris Martin and their collaborator in the song, Rihanna, are seen having an intimate moment as they sing about their lost love while kneeling on a desert, before they face off each other in a sword-wielding duel in the sky.
The clip was filmed in April in Los Angeles with Adria Petty and Alan Bibby co-directing it. Riri previously described her look as "gangsta goth geisha" when sharing some photos from the set of the video shoot.
"Princess of China" itself is taken from the British group's fifth studio album "Mylo Xyloto" which has been on sales since October 2011. Speaking of the Bajan beauty's inclusion in their latest effort, Martin once gushed, "Her bit on our record is my favorite bit."
The husband of Gwyneth Paltrow went on sharing to MTV, "When the song came out, it sort of asked for her to be on it. And I think at this point, we have nothing to lose, and so we've been trying some new things and trying to break down the perceived boundaries between different types of music."
Coldplay's "Princess of China" Music Video Feat. Rihanna