Thursday night’s Snow Patrol show in Belfast turned out to be the end of the road for keyboardist and DJ Tom Simpson. The band made the announcement during the rain-swept gig at Vital 2013. Gary Lightbody confirmed the news via Twitter and had this message from Tom: “Thank you to all our fans. Feeling heavy hearted today. It’s been an amazing journey but I’ve come home now. God bless you all. xx”
Gary also added “Thank you Belfast for giving our Tom such a great send off.We knew you would. Sad today. Much love to you all good people. Bless your hearts. x” and then tweeted this photo of Tom enjoying cake.
Tom had toured with the band since 1997 and became a permanent member since 2005.
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