Music video by Coldplay performing Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall. (P) 2011 The copyright in this audiovisual recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd.
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay. It was released on Friday, June 3, 2011, at 12PM BST as a digital download except in the United Kingdom where it was released on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at 12.01am BST. The song contains elements of the 1976 song "I Go to Rio" written by Peter Allen and Adrienne Anderson. The song made its radio debut on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, Absolute Radio, and Xfm. They first performed the song live at the 2011 Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festival in Nürnberg, Germany.
The song debuted at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, selling 85,000 copies in its first week, and has since climbed to peak at number 14.
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