"Yellow" is a song by English alternative rock band Coldplay. The band wrote the song and co-produced it with British record producer Ken Nelson for their debut album, Parachutes. The song's lyrics are a reference to band vocalist Chris Martin's unrequited love, and its musicscape is built on a varied instrumentation. The song was released in June 2000 as the second single off the album, following "Shiver", and the lead single in the United States. Read more on Last.fm.