I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes Listened as the crowd would sing Now the old king is dead long live the king One minute I held the key Next the walls were closed on me And I discovered that my castles stand Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand I hear Jerusalem bells a-ringing Roman cavalry choirs are singing Be my mirror, my sword and shield Missionaries in a foreign field For some reason I can't explain Once you'd gone there was never Never an honest word And that was when I ruled the world It was a wicked and wild wind Blew down the doors to let me in Shattered windows and the sound of drums People couldn't believe what I'd become Revolutionaries wait For my head on a silver plate Just a puppet on a lonely string Oh who would ever want to be king? The song became the sixth song to reach the 4 million mark in paid downloads in the United States. In Spain, the single peaked at 2 and achieved Double Platinum status due to the 80,000 copies sold. Archived from on 27 August 2009. Archived from on 5 August 2008. . Dutch Top 40 in Dutch.
On September 14, 2009, the case was dismissed by the , with both parties potentially agreeing to an out-of-court settlement. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Creaky Boards' band member Andrew Hoepfner claimed that Martin had heard them playing the song at a live show in October 2007. Bells and chimes and orchestral swells are all there on the chorus, but Chris Martin's voice still pierces through like a clarion call. The song also became the anthem of Spanish football club during the.
It also had a strong airplay on the Spanish radio stations. Archived from on 24 April 2009. Creaky Boards later retracted the accusations and speculated that both songs may have been inspired by the video game. Archived from on 4 April 2012. With his big-budget production, has a knack for amplifying an artist's personality, as he allows bands to be just as risky as they want to be -- which is quite a lot in the case of and and even , but not quite so much with. Como resultado, o álbum teve uma duração maior do que o desejado. It turned out to be a season of unprecedented success for the Spanish club in 2009, as they won all six competitions they could possibly be involved in, which no football club has managed before in history.
It's also the goal celebration song of the German football club. In 2009, covered the song. The song was used by the in a tribute video during number retirement ceremony held in 's. Gone are 's piano recitals and gone are the washes of meticulously majestic guitar, replaced by orchestrations of sound, sometimes literally consisting of strings but usually a tapestry of synthesizers, percussion, organs, electronics, and guitars that avoid playing riffs. On December 4, 2008, American guitarist filed a copyright infringement suit against Coldplay in Los Angeles. Additionally, it is also used by the to celebrate home runs and wins at. Archived from on 16 November 2008.
Then performed again as part of their medley on their 2011. Hitparáda — Radio Top 100 Oficiální. Hiring to produce the bulk of their fourth album, , is another matter entirely. Archived from on 21 February 2007. The single has been certified triple platinum by the. Offizielle Deutsche Charts in German.
Archived from on 25 March 2016. This was the at-bat music of , former of the. Archived from on 24 June 2014. Archived from on 25 March 2016. Foi produzido por Jon Hopkins, Rik Simpson, Markus Dravs e Brian Eno.
The song was covered in the of by the boyband in 2010. The song was played in the video tribute for Näslund. The song was used as part of 's. Fueled by high digital sales, the song peaked at the top spot of the U. On the Billboard , the song has become the band's first number one, as well as the first single on the label to ever top the chart. In fact, there are no insistent hooks to be found anywhere on , and there are no clear singles in this collection of insinuatingly ingratiating songs.
A banda estava querendo fazer um álbum que durasse menos de 42 minutos. Archived from on 28 June 2014. Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, muitas vezes referido somente como Viva la Vida é o quarto álbum de estúdio da banda inglesa de rock alternativo Coldplay, lançado em 11 de junho de 2008 pela gravadoraParlophone. Archived from on 28 June 2014. It was written by all members of the band for their fourth album, 2008 , and was released as the second single from the album.