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jason gregory
11:53 18th December 2008

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has revealed that the band's recent single 'Violet Hill' was inspired by the Beatles.

The singer said the song was named after a road in London that joins Abbey Road - a street which has now become synonymous with The Beatles.

"'Violet Hill' is a street and it joins Abbey Road - so it's kind of a Beatles reference,” Martin told the BBC.

The singer added he didn't think he had revealed the songs inspiration “in public” before.

'Violet Hill' featured on Coldplay's latest album 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends'.

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