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performed an instrumental cover of "Viva la Vida" in their debut album 2Cellos.
Given the themes of the song and the album, I would like to offer an explanation that sees this song as fitting in the biblical storyline of dominion, life and death in the Cosmos itself.
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Martin described Viva la Vida as a new direction for Coldplay: a change from their past three albums, which they have referred to as a "trilogy".
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I confess to [Chris] Martin that since meting out a lukewarm three stars to Viva La Vida, it's become my favourite record of 2008• in Italian.
In 2009, the song was honored with the Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or a Group awards at the 51st edition of the Annual Grammy Awards.
It was released as a download-only single on 25 May 2008, and a physical CD single in Europe on 29 July 2008 to coincide with the release of the single's music videos.
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It had also become the band's first number-one single on the Billboard chart.
During its second week, the record sold another 198,000 copies, achieving a platinum certification.
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