This is the official video for the track Charlie Brown by Coldplay which is taken from the album Mylo Xyloto. The album was released on the 3rd February 2012. According to the band Charlie Brown was the first song recorded during sessions for the bands then-upcoming fifth studio album with the intention of being included on what later became Mylo Xyloto. On 12 August 2011 Coldplay announced via their official website that Mylo Xyloto is the new album title, and that it would be released on 24 October 2011. On 12 September the band released the second single from their upcoming album Mylo Xyloto entitled "Paradise". On 23 September 2011 tickets for Coldplay's European tour officially went on sale. Demand proved to be very high with most venues selling out in seconds Mylo Xyloto was released on the 24 October 2011, to mixed to positive reviews .The song takes its name from the fact that it originally included lyrics inspired by the comic strip Peanuts, who’s leading character was a young boy named Charlie Brown. During the writing and recording sessions for Mylo Xyloto the song took the name of Cartoon Heart and Cartoon Head before eventually Charlie Brown was chosen. Coldplay are one of the biggest bands on the planet now and they are nearly on a par with U2 who they have drawn their influences from.
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