August 30, 2016


Watch Coldplay Cover Gene Wilder's 'Willy Wonka' Song 'Pure Imagination'

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Coldplay are HARD on tour right now, traveling all over the world in support of their seventh (and maybe last?) studio album, and a cover they did last night in Denver fit right into their colorful Head Full of Dreams aesthetic.

After hearing about the passing of comedic actor Gene Wilder on Monday, Chris Martin twisted "The Scientist" into a tribute to the magical scene that Wilder acted out in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

With confetti falling everywhere and neon hues surrounding fans, Martin sweetly sang "Pure Imagination." Watch it below and then check out him elaborating on his music from 2014: