Viva la Vida

2008 single by Coldplay

"Viva la Vida" is a song by the English band Coldplay. It is from their album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. The album was released on 7 May 2008. It was the band's first number one single in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

"Viva La Vida"
Song by Coldplay
from the album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
B-side"Death Will Never Conquer"
Released13 June 2008 (2008-06-13)
  • 4:01 (album version)
  • 4:04 (single version)
  • 3:45 (radio edit)
Coldplay singles chronology
"Violet Hill"
"Viva La Vida"
Music video
"Viva la Vida" at YouTube
"Viva la Vida" (Alternative Version) at YouTube
Chris Martin sings "Viva La Vida" live

Coldplay sang the song on The Simpsons episode, "Million Dollar Maybe".

References change

  1. Rojek, Chris (2011). Pop Music, Pop Culture. Cambridge: Polity Press. p. 46.
  2. Beaumont, Mark (30 May 2008). "Coldplay: Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends". NME. Archived from the original on 9 October 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2022.
  3. Breihan, Tom (April 21, 2023). "The Number Ones: Coldplay's "Viva la Vida"". Stereogum. Retrieved April 21, 2023. maybe it's appropriate that their big, serious art-rock reinvention finally conquered the Hot 100 on the strength of an Apple commercial.