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Coldplay - Viva La Vida alternative video version (Made in The Hague/Netherlands)

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Uploaded on Aug 25, 2008

This is the official alternative video of the "Viva La Vida" track by Coldplay. It was made in The Netherlands, especially in the city The Hague (in dutch; Den Haag). The video was made out of love for Depeche Mode and the genius of Anton Corbijn.

This track is copyrighted bij EMI. Video Director is Anton Corbijn

Lyrics;
I used to rule the world
Seas would rise when I gave the word
Now in the morning I sleep alone
Sweep the streets I used to own
I used to roll the dice
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
Listen as the crowd would sing:
"Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!"
One minute I held the key
Next the walls were closed on me
And I discovered that my castles stand
Upon pillars of salt, pillars of sand

I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Be my mirror my sword and shield
My missionaries in a foreign field
For some reason I can not explain
Once you go there was never, never an honest word
That was when I ruled the world

It was the wicked and wild wind
Blew down the doors to let me in.
Shattered windows and the sound of drums
People could not believe what I'd become
Revolutionaries Wait
For my head on a silver plate
Just a puppet on a lonely string
Oh who would ever want to be king?

I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Be my mirror my sword and shield
My missionaries in a foreign field
For some reason I can not explain
I know Saint Peter won't call my name
Never an honest word
But that was when I ruled the world

(Ooooh Oooh Oooh)

Hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Be my mirror my sword and shield
My missionaries in a foreign field
For some reason I can't explain
I know Saint Peter won't call my name
Never an honest word
But that was when I ruled the world




"Coldplay" "Viva La Vida" "X&Y" "Parachutes" "A Rush of blood to the head" "Castles" "The Hague" "Den Haag" "Scheveningen" "Nederland" "Netherlands" "Holland" "Clocks" "The Scientist" "Fix You" "Anton Corbijn" "Depeche Mode" "Enjoy the Silence"

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