Coldplay Releases Single / Artwork For Viva La Vida

As we mentioned last month, Coldplay will be releasing a new cd, Viva La Vida, on June 17. The artwork is taken from the painting "Liberty Leading The People" by French painter Eugene Delacroix with a little spray paint added on. In anticipation of the new cd, you can download their new single, "Violent Hill" at
It will only be available for a week.

Starting May 7 NME will be giving away a seven inch vinyl version of "Violent Hill" with their magazine.

To celebrate Viva La Vida, Coldplay will play two free shows. The concerts will be at London's Brixton Academy (June 16) and Madison Square Garden in New York (June 23). Like I said it's free and the only way to get tickets are on So check there regularly for details.

Updated with track, thanks Cause=Time

Coldplay-Violet Hill [mp3]