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Video: Coldplay Cover Rihanna's 'We Found Love' at BBC Radio 1

October 28, 2011 (6:06 am) GMT
The acoustic version, which is performed by the Chris Martin band during their visit to BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge, has been approved by Riri.

played their own spin on 's latest No. 1 single "We Found Love" earlier this week. The British band fronted by did the cover when visiting BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge as part of promotion for their new album "".

The "Fix You" hitmakers performed the dance track with a twist. They stripped all of the upbeat synth and replaced it with some twinkling piano keys, breezy guitar rifts and drum sound. Riri herself approved the remix, calling it "cool."

Prior to the "We Found Love" cover, Coldplay have already been linked to Rihanna due to their collaboration in a new song called "Princess of China". In the studio hookup, they sing back and forth about a love that they thought could be real but turned out to be just a fairytale.

Coldplay have just released "" across the United States on October 25. Rihanna, meanwhile, is preparing to release her latest studio installment "" in the country on November 21.



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