Viva La Vida
I just found myself walking in the mall singing this song aloud… but even if so I realize that I was singing quite a bit loud. I just couldn’t care less… For Singing a Cold Play song is nothing to be ashamed of!
Viva La Vida literally means Long Live Life
The song's Spanish title, "Viva la Vida", is taken from a painting by 20th century Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. It translates into English as "long live life"
The lyrics to "Viva la Vida" contain many religious references. For example, "pillars of salt" is a clear reference to the Biblical story of