Coldplay official music video Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall. Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall is a song performed by Coldplay coming from their as of now untitled fifth album. The inspiration behind the song comes from Chris Martin's viewing of the film Biutiful by Alejandro Gonzalez. The single was released June 2011 and entered the British Charts at #6 whilst further debuting at #29 in the US Billboard Hot 100. The single was well received within the industry being described as a 'powerful, instant, undeniable, huge, global hit'. The music video features Coldplay playing in various graffitied areas around London City.