Moses (song)

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Single by Coldplay
from the album Coldplay Live 2003
Released 6 October 2003
Format CD
Recorded 21 July 2003
Genre Alternative rock
Length 5:29
Label Parlophone
Writer(s) Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
Producer(s) Coldplay, Ken Nelson
Coldplay singles chronology
"God Put a Smile upon Your Face"
"Speed of Sound"

"Moses" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. It was written by all members of the band for their live album, Coldplay Live 2003. The song was released on 6 October 2003 as the only single from the album.


The song was written about lead singer Chris Martin's wife, Gwyneth Paltrow. Martin has said that the song is "about falling in love with the most beautiful woman in the world."[1] The song's title later served as the namesake for the couple’s second child, Moses Bruce Anthony Martin. [2]

Track listing[edit]

  • CD single
  1. "Moses" – 5:29

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[3] 24
US Adult Pop Songs (Billboard)[4] 38

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States[5] 6 October 2003 Modern rock radio Parlophone