Look at the stars, Houston. Look how they shine for you.
After having to postpone their Houston show last week due to Hurricane Harvey, Coldplay debuted a new song Monday night in Miami and dedicated it to those affected by the killer storm.
The song is called “Houston #1,” a mellow country ballad, and singer Chris Martin said on stage that their performance was a “once-off” as they will never play again.
“I hope it’s OK with you that we send some of the beautiful atmosphere in here to Houston, to Texas,” Martin told the audience. “Sometimes you might think that as a popular band we don’t give a s— about where we are, but we really do, because we wouldn’t be here without you guys and girls.”
The song is a twangy departure from the colorful pop rock of their latest album “A Head Full of Dreams,” but the English rocker said they’ve always loved country music and wrote this song in the few spare days they had between shows.
“I am dreaming of when I get back to Houston,” Martin sings to open the song. “There’s a harmony that hums down there in Houston/oh Houston, you have to keep on keeping on.”
Watch the video via Coldplay’s official YouTube channel above.