On Sept. 6 the British rock band Coldplay released their new single, "Atlas" worldwide. The song is featured on the upcoming soundtrack for the movie "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire". To go along with the release of the song, the band debuted a lyric video for the single on their VEVO YouTube channel, and you can watch the official "Atlas" lyric video here.
The song "Atlas" is the lead single from the the movie's soundtrack. The single was released via iTunes on Sept. 6 in the U.S. and on Sept. 8 in the United Kingdom. It is the first new song that Coldplay has released since 2011, and the song was written specifically for the soundtrack. No official track list, or release date has been announced for the movie's soundtrack. The movie "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is set to be released in the U.S. on Nov. 22.
Coldplay's most recent studio album, "Mylo Xyloto" was released in Oct. 2011 and it went on to reach No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. Prior to the release of "Atlas" the band's most recent single was "Hurts Like Heaven" which did not perform well on the the Billboard singles chart.
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