The video was directed by Jonas Åkerlund, and stars Ziyi Zhang (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) as a magician, with Chris Martin doubling up as both her loyal assistant and brutish husband.
“Magic” is taken from Coldplay’s new album, Ghost Stories, which will be released on May 19 on Parlophone/Atlantic Records. The album can be pre-ordered now from iTunes worldwide at itunes.com/coldplay.
The full Ghost Stories tracklisting is as follows:
1. Always In My Head
4. True Love
6. Another's Arms
8. A Sky Full Of Stars