Prospekt's March

Album: Prospekt's March EP (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Violinist Davide Rossi who worked with Coldplay on both Viva La Vida and the Prospekt's March EP spoke to Coldplaying.com about this song: "'Prospekt's March' is a simply amazing song, with a lovely melody sung by Chris (Martin) in his style, which I define 'weepy' and it was co-produced by Jon Hopkins, who even arranged the strings that I restrict myself to play, with some little suggestions, of course…"
  • The cover art for the EP features Eugène Delacroix's painting Battle of Poitiers. It is similar to the cover of the Viva La Vida CD, which also utilized one of Delacroix's pieces of art. The EP features five songs that weren't finished in time for the release of Viva La Vida and Chris Martin described the two collections as "all part of the same family."

Comments: 2

  • Justin from Roseville, CaThis was a song I felt, if it WAS finished in time, should have been placed right in the middle of the Viva La Vida album. There is something so haunting and sweeping about this song. It would have halted the VLV album and would have allowed the listener time for reflection. My favorite song of the VLV, Prospekt's March combination. A wistful, dark blue day resonates from this song. It's amazing how songs like this one can create such emotion, if in the right mood, and lift you into another world.
  • Sid from Vancover, Bcthis is a feakin awsome song!!!!!
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