Rihanna turns Geisha girl and grows claws for ‘Princess of China’ video with Coldplay.
“Princess of China” is a song by British alternative rock band Coldplay with guest vocals by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. It is the tenth track from Coldplay’s fifth studio album Mylo Xyloto (2011).
The video was filmed on 22 March and 23 March 2012 at the Taiko Center in Los Angeles. Rihanna described her look in the video as “gangsta goth geisha”.
The tour edition of the video consists in Rihanna’s part of the song, made to play behind Coldplay during their performance of Princess of China in the North American leg of their Mylo Xyloto Tour, which started on 17 April 2012.
It was directed by Adria Petty & Alan Bibby, and leaked online on April 24, 2012.
In the video, Rihanna appears wearing two different costumes and golden ‘claws’, and she performs a choreography with her arms in front of a background with colorful effects. The full official video will Premiere on June 2nd, 2012 during the London Gig.