October 12, 2018
Pop group Coldplay Oct. 12 announced the pending release of documentary concert film A Head Full of Dreams, that will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the U.K., U.S., Australia and New Zealand on Nov. 16, with local language versions available globally soon after.
The doc, helmed by Mat Whitecross – director of Supersonic, the 2016 Oasis documentary – offers an in-depth portrait of the band’s rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet.At the heart of the story is the band’s brotherhood, which has endured through many highs and lows.
The film’s release will be preceded by a special one-night theatrical showing in more than 2,000 cinemas globallyon Nov. 14. Tickets go on sale Oct. 19 from coldplay.film.
Coldplay will premiere three live tracks, available only on Amazon Music, beginning Oct. 26. The tracks are: Stayin’ Alive (Live at Glastonbury) by Coldplay & Barry Gibb, Us Against the World (Live in Leipzig) and Don’t Panic (Live in Paris).
Director Whitecross has directed many of the band’s music videos (including “Paradise,” “A Sky Full of Stars” and “Adventure of a Lifetime”) and continued to document the band’s musical and personal evolution.
A Head Full of Dreams sees the band reflect upon their two decades together. It was filmed during Coldplay’s recent Dreams tour, which was certified as the third biggest concert tour of all time, playing to more than 5.5 million fans across the world.