Visuals: Coldplay – Magic

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Coldplay’s next album Ghost Stories is due next month and the recently liberated music video for Magic, its lead single, is a sufficent PSA. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund (the same Swedish dude behind the videos accompanying Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi and Telephone), the throwback black and white visual stars Chris Martin as an assistant magician who falls for his abusive master’s lovely wife (played by Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang). It’s almost magical, really.

Image via YouTube