Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Chris Martin Fights a Squirrel

Posted By on Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:38 AM

0a49/1248190583-picture_11.pngI don't like Coldplay. Never have. And I've liked them even less since the release of Viva La Vida, mostly on account of the clown/military garb they've been wearing for all their public appearances, but also because Chris Martin has managed to match Bono's air of smug self-satisfaction despite never having written anything as good as "Angel of Harlem" or "Running to Stand Still."

But I've got to admit, Rob Harvilla over at the Voice has a point: the new video for their song "Strawberry Swing," in which Martin appears as a super hero who fights a squirrel, is pretty great. I took a screen shot of my favorite part. His cape looks like a Dorito, no?

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