Coldplay celebrated the day after Thanksgiving by releasing the video for “Adventure of a Lifetime,” the first single off the group’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams.
Teased previously in a Beats by Dre commercial, the clip turns the band into computer-generated apes. Directed by Mat Whitecross, there’s even a moment of coordinated dancing. (On Twitter, Whitecross revealed that the video took six months to make.)[facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/coldplay/videos/10156331204980253/" /]
“About three or four years ago, when we decided to go down this road of making a really small, intimate album like Ghost Stories, the idea for A Head Full of Dreams came at the same time,” Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin told EW. “We thought: ‘After making this restrained, intimate album, we won’t tour. Maybe we’ll feel like playing with a bit more jubilation.’ It was really fun to make, which is not what we’ve felt before.”
A Head Full of Dreams is out on Dec. 4.