Midnight by Coldplay
Label: Parlophone, Atlantic
Writer: Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Jon Hopkins, Chris Martin
Producer: Jon Hopkins
“Midnight” is a song written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin of British alternative rock band Coldplay along with producer Jon Hopkins. The song was originally recorded by the band for their sixth studio album. A music video for the song was released on 25 February 2014.
The song was recorded by the band during sessions for their sixth studio album in 2013, at their purpose-built studios The Bakery and The Beehive in North London, England, both originally constructed for work on their two previous studio albums, 2008’s Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends and 2011’s Mylo Xyloto respectively. Chris Martin’s recorded vocals for the song were put through a vocoder. The song is built around an original composition written in 2003 by producer Jon Hopkins.
A 5-minute music video for “Midnight”, directed by Mary Wigmore, was premiered on music video hosting service Vevo at 6pm UTC (Midnight in Ulan Bator, Mongolia time), on 25 February 2014. The video was shot nearly in its entirety in hyperspectral imaging and negative imagery, incorporating various visual effects.
Official Video Clip: