WATCH: Coldplay unveil 'Adventure Of A Lifetime' video inspired by Planet of the Apes
Coldplay have just released the video for Adventure Of A Liftime, the first single from their upcoming Album, A Head Full of Dreams.
The video, which was released on the band's Facebook page, is animated and features the band as chimps.
Directed by Mat Whitecross, it came about after Chris Martin bumped into actor and motion capture expert Andy Serkis on a flight, and the two hatched a plan to collaborate.
The video, which took six months to make, began with a studio shoot with the band in full motion performance capture rigs. Animators Mathematic then collaborated with motion capture experts Imaginarium to transform the four musicians into 3D chimpanzees.
A Head Full Of Dreams releases December 4th and is the follow up to 2014’s Ghost Stories, Coldplay’s sixth consecutive worldwide chart topper.
Anyone pre-ordering the album from iTunes ahead of its release will receive instant downloads of both Adventure Of A Lifetime and another new song, Everglow (which was premiered by Zane Lowe on Beats One last night).
Coldplay this week released teasers of all the songs on the album on Twitter.
Tickets for Coldplay’s 2016 European stadium dates go on sale to the public today via Ticketmaster.