Orientalist Fantasy: Coldplay’s “Hymn For The Weekend”

January 30, 2016

By Hybrid Hues X C360 If Coldplay’s “Hymn for the Weekend” is the theme music for your upcoming weekend, let us stop you right there. Let’s rewind and think about this. What about the video excites you? Is it the music? The lyrics get you pumped. Or maybe it’s the idea of Coldplay and Beyoncé collaborating … Read More

How to Party to Poverty, ‘Hymn for the Weekend’

January 29, 2016

Coldplay’s new music video for “Hymn for the Weekend” evokes images of India all NRIs have at some point described to their white friends in an attempt to convince them to visit India. It is an Incredible India ad, but made by a British band that attempted to highlight India’s beauty in a way that … Read More