Coldplay’s video for “Violet Hill,” the first single from the band’s upcoming album, Viva La Vida, has been added to the highest rotations at MTV (Big 10), VH1 (large), MTV2 (Elite 8), mtvU (summa cum laude) and MTV Hits (Power). It will be the first video ever to receive a simultaneous premiere on MTV, VH1 and The N.
Lensed by acclaimed director/visual artist Asa Mader, “Violet Hill” premieres on VH1, MTV2, MTV Hits, mtvU, MTV Tr3s and The N on Monday, May 19th, and on MTV’s “TRL” on Wednesday, May 21st . Fans can check out the video online beginning today, May 16th, at 6pm on MTV.com.
Meanwhile in Sweden, Coldplay has jumped to the top of the Swedish radio own musiclist with their new single by going from the bottom of the list to end at number one this Saturday. This was announced at 2pm (Swedish time) today on the swedish radiochannel P3. [thanks David]