Taipei ‘Coldplay’ mural painting becomes major selfie hotspot

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/16
By: Sabine Cheng and Ko Lin

Photo courtesy of Warner Music Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 16 (CNA) A promotional mural of the popular rock band Coldplay in Taipei's Ximending area has become a big favorite with passing tourists and fans alike, who come specifically to take selfies with the British icons.

Initiated by Warner Music Taiwan, the artwork was hand-painted by legendary Taiwanese painter Yen Chen-fa (顏振發), one of the last few remaining film painters in the world who still practices the age-old tradition.

The image reproduces the cover of the band's latest album, titled "Everyday Life."

Scheduled to be released worldwide on Nov. 22, it will be Coldplay's eighth album release, after a four-year hiatus.    [FULL  STORY]

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