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Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’ Gets a Remix From Coldplay

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Coldplay must really be “music crushing” on Rihanna. Just last week the Brit supergroup released a track from the band’s fifth studio album, ‘Mylo Xyloto,’ entitled ‘The Princess of China,’ featuring Princess Ri. Of their collaboration, band front man Chris Martin tells The Sun: “The album is designed as a whole piece. It has boy and girl lead characters and top of our list for the girl part was Rihanna … but it took a while to pluck up the courage to ask her.”

The duet, which is currently it’s No. 4 on iTunes, proved so successful for both Coldplay and Ri, that it seems Chris Martin and the gang is trying to keep that Rihanna mojo going. During a taping of BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge series, the band broke out a cover of RiRi’s current smash, ‘We Found Love!

In true Coldplay form, the track has been changed from a clubby, super-produced dance track into stripped-down, piano heavy ballad. Take a listen to the Chris Martin-transformed ‘We Found Love’ and let us know what you think.

Better, worse or just different from Ri’s version?

Watch Coldplay Cover of ‘We Found Love’

Watch Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’

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