Coldplay’s “Up & Up” Video Elevates The Song: Watch

Carl Williott | May 16, 2016 11:00 am

A Head Full Of Dreams might end up being Coldplay‘s final album, but it’ll be a while before they close out this particular chapter of their career. Soon they’ll be touring the album in the US, and today they’ve premiered the video for LP closer “Up & Up.”

The song features backing vocals from a choir of the band’s friends and family, including Beyoncé, Merry Clayton and Blue Ivy Carter, and it also served as the Super Halftime Show closer with help from Bey and Bruno Mars — but all that fanfare can’t conceal that it’s an uninspired anthem from a band who’s made a career mastering the climactic stadium singalong. Luckily, the video elevates it thanks to some artfully trippy visuals that mess with size and combine unremarkable sights with vast ones.

It was directed by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia. Check it out below.