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Bring Me The Horizon vocalist Oli Sykes says that Coldplay definitely knew they were borrowing from BMTH when they chose their album artwork.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 3:22 PM PT


Bring Me The Horizon Coldplay flower of life


In a recent interview with NME, Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oliver Sykes confirmed that he wasn't entirely joking when he called out Coldplay for "jackin" BMTH's Sempiternal artwork for their own forthcoming album.

"At the end of the day it's not our symbol, it's a very old symbol. They might not have known at first, but obviously if you Google 'flower of life' the first thing that comes up is 'Bring Me The Horizon – 'Sempiternal'... it's like, if you Google the images, someone's gonna have said something to them, so whether it was intentional or not, it is the same."

Sykes did, however, add this:

"It's not ours, it's kind of cool really, it's a cool thing that a band that big are also gonna be sharing that with people."