Coldplay’s “Magic” Gets An Atmospheric Synth-Overhaul From AlunaGeorge: Listen

Coldplay is certainly feeling adventurous this era. The band dabbled in EDM on “A Sky Full Of Stars” and then asked co-producer Avicii to remix it. Chris Martin and the boys have also submitted Ghost Stories‘ lead single “Magic” for an overhaul. The task was handed to rising British duo AlunaGeorge and they completely retool the track into an eerie synth-adventure.

“Magic” is possibly the most straightforward pop/rock cut on Ghost Stories. As such, it’s something of a surprise how well the song survives the transition to a sparse electronic soundscape. AlunaGeorge completely deconstruct the track and rebuild it to sound like a lost gem from their own Body Music. It’s a meandering mood-setter that completely revitalizes the original. Listen after the jump.

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