Official music video for the track Hurts Like Heaven by Coldplay.
The official music video for “Hurts Like Heaven” by alternative britrock band Coldplay. “Hurts Like Heaven” is the fifth single off their fifth studio album Mylo Xyloto. The song was co-written by the members of the band and musician, composer and producer Brian Eno.
The music video for "Hurts Like Heaven" was directed by American film director Mark Osborne. It was created using comic book style animation and it does not feature the band. Before the release of the music video there was a 30 second preview which was available to watch at 2012’s International Comic-Con convention in San Diego. The video was animated by illustrator Alejandro Fuentes, the video is about a couple of protagonists (male and female) who are in battle with a villain named “Major Minus” and trying to save the world from his evil minions “The Silencers”. The video also features Coldplay’s current trademark flashing neon light as part of promotions for the album Mylo Xyloto.