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ContactMusic: Snow Patrol’s Greatest Hits Set For May 14th Release

19Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated UK band Snow Patrol launches 2013 with their first single-CD GREATEST HITS package.  A newly edited version of the sixteen minute  “The Lightning Strike called “The Lightning Strike (What If This Storm Ends?)” has been released as Snow Patrol’s new single, and is currently at radio. Originally a sixteen minute song on the album A Hundred Million Suns, fans have been clamoring for the edited version ever since the song was used in the film trailers for films Act of Valor and EPIC.  GREATEST HITS  is available for pre-order at iTunes now, with “The Lightning Strike (What If This Storm Ends?)  the “instant grat” GREATEST HITS will be released physically and digitally on May 14th.  It is Snow Patrol’s first new album since Fallen Empires in January 2012, their sixth studio album.  See the official trailers for Act of Valor  and EPIC featuring “The Lightning Strike (What If This Storm Ends?).”discussion

With a history of 12 million album sales and hit singles around the world, Snow Patrol – singer Gary Lightbody, guitarist Nathan Connolly, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn, and keyboardist Tom Simpson – personally supervised the GREATEST HITS final track list: 1. The Lightning Strike (What If This Storm Ends?) * 2. Chasing Cars * 3. Run * 4. Set the Fire To the Third Bar * 5. Called Out In the Dark * 6. Chocolate * 7. Just Say Yes * 8. Open Your Eyes * 9. Shut Your Eyes * 10. Crack the Shutters * 11. You Could Be Happy * 12. Spitting Games * 13. Take Back the City * 14. Make This Go On Forever.

Read the article at contactmusic.com.

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