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Chris Martin (from The Sun newspaper May 13, 2008): "It's our attempt at a Smiths song. It's about witch drownings. I was interested about that period in London where people were supposedly drowned for being a witch. And that's where that song came from. About being accused of something you didn't do."

Coldplay recorded this song in a Barcelona church, which provided the distinctive echo. For more info go to http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=11581

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