This standalone Christmas song was released by the British alternative rock band Coldplay on December 1, 2010, as a digital download. According to the band's website, the mid-tempo number is "in the key of G."
Mat Whitecross directed the video for the song, which was filmed at the South Bank of River Thames in London. According to the Christmas Lights Songfacts, a trio of Elvis Presley impersonators are seen playing…
Christmas night, another fight
Tears, we cried a flood
Got all kinds of poison in
Of poison in my blood