TOP 40/POP NEWS: Coldplay Unveil Their Newest Song, “Miracles”, Which Will Be Part of the Soundtrack to Angelina Jolie’s Upcoming Film, Unbroken!
Coldplay are preparing to go to work on their followup to their last album, Ghost Stories, but they have unveiled their latest work from their time making their prior album to Rolling Stone Magazine, the piano-driven “Miracles.” The band contributed it to the soundtrack of the Angelina Jolie-directed World War II movie, Unbroken, which is set for release Christmas Day.
The uplifting “Miracles” finds Martin singing “From up above our heads / The angels sing to me these words / And sometimes in your eyes / I see the beauty in the world / Oh, now I’m floating so high.” It will most likely accompany the Unbroken end credits.
The Unbroken soundtrack arrives December 15th while the film, which tells the story of Olympian-turned-prisoner of war Louie Zamperini. The film is based on the best selling book by author, Laura Hillenbrand, author of bestseller, Seabiscuit. Louie passed away in July of this year at about 97 years old, and prior to his passing, while in bed suffering from an illness, Angelina Jolie showed him some of the completed film she had on her computer before his passing. He was thrilled.
Last week, Coldplay lead singer, Chris Martin visited BBC Radio 1 and hinted that the band’s next album – currently titled A Head Full of Dreams – could be their last album. “It’s our seventh thing, and the way we look at it, it’s like the last Harry Potter book or something like that,” Martin said. “Not to say that there might not be another thing one day, but this is the completion of something.” Martin also added, “I have to think of it as the final thing we’re doing. Otherwise we wouldn’t put everything into it.”
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/listen-coldplay-uplifting-unbroken-miracles-20141211#ixzz3LdFQhWpe
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