Daddy (Coldplay song)

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"Daddy"
Single by Coldplay
from the album Everyday Life
Released20 November 2019 (2019-11-20)
Length4:58
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Coldplay singles chronology
"Everyday Life"
(2019)
"Daddy" / "Champion of the World"
(2019)
Music video
"Daddy" on YouTube

"Daddy" is a song by British rock band Coldplay from their eighth studio album Everyday Life. It was released on 20 November 2019, along with the song "Champion of the World" as the fourth single and appears on the first side of the album Sunrise.[1] The song was written by the band members and produced by The Dream Team.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Daddy" was animated by Aardman Animations and directed by Aardman's Åsa Lucander. The music video for the song was premiered on 20 November 2019 and features live action puppetry, digitally painted sets and 2D animation.[2] The music video shows a girl who is lost at sea, alone in a rowing boat and sailing towards the unknown, symbolising the girl's memories of her father.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ)[4] 38
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[5] 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Sam (2019-10-23). "Coldplay announce tracklist for new album 'Everyday Life' in local Welsh newspaper". NME. Retrieved 2019-11-20.
  2. ^ Gil, Kaufman (November 20, 2019). "Coldplay Land in Jordan, Drop 2 New Songs: Hear 'Daddy' and 'Champion of the World'". Billboard. Archived from the original on November 21, 2019. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
  3. ^ Jones, Damian (November 20, 2019). "Here's Coldplay's dreamy new Aardman Animations video for 'Daddy', and new song 'Champion Of The World'". NME.
  4. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 2 December 2019. Retrieved 30 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Coldplay Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard.