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WILDNESS press – part II

SouthernMinn.com: Snow Patrol’s new album for May

Snow Patrol have announced their first album in seven years. The ‘Chasing Cars’ hitmakers will release ‘Wildness’ – a follow up to 2011’s ‘Fallen Empires’ – on May 25, and frontman Gary Lightbody has admitted the record will tap into “something raw and primitive”. He said: “There are many types of wildness, but I think it can be distilled into two: the wildness of the modern age, all it’s confusion, illogic and alienation and a more ancient wildness. [read more]

DailyRecord.co.uk: Snow Patrol singer reveals how ‘years of smashing body to bits with booze’ and dad’s dementia inspired new album

“I think it’s the first record I’ve ever written that I haven’t just asked a bunch of questions. I actually tried to figure out why I was unhappy, why I feel out of place, why I’m afraid. “There’s nothing really to protect myself for – it’s all in the album. I want to remember.” The group became successful after their third album Final Straw in 2003 which included Run, later covered by Leona Lewis . Their next album Eyes Open went to No1 in the UK, A Hundred Million Suns in 2008 went to No2 and No9 in America and Fallen Empires in 2011 reached No3 in the UK and No5 Stateside. [read more]

CapitalJournal.com: Snow Patrol’s new album for May

Snow Patrol have announced their first album in seven years. The ‘Chasing Cars’ hitmakers will release ‘Wildness’ – a follow up to 2011’s ‘Fallen Empires’ – on May 25, and frontman Gary Lightbody has admitted the record will tap into “something raw and primitive”. He said: “There are many types of wildness, but I think it can be distilled into two: the wildness of the modern age, all it’s confusion, illogic and alienation and a more ancient wildness. [read more]

 

WJBDRadio.com: After years of Ed Sheeran collabos, Snow Patrol returns with new album “Wildness”

“I think it’s the first record I’ve ever written that I haven’t just asked a bunch of questions,” he notes. “I actually tried to figure out why I was unhappy, why I feel out of place, why I’m afraid. There’s nothing really to protect myself for — it’s all in the album. I want to remember.” Since the band’s been on hiatus, Lightbody’s made a cameo in HBO’s Game of Thrones, and appeared on the track “The Last Time” on Taylor Swift’s album Red.  The band’s guitarist, Johnny McDaid, co-wrote seven songs on Ed Sheeran’s hit album Multiply, including the single “Photograph.” He also co-wrote the #1 hit “Shape of You” from Ed’s current album, Divide, and Pink’s recent single “What About Us.” [read more]

Pantagraph.com: Snow Patrol’s new album for May

Snow Patrol have announced their first album in seven years. The ‘Chasing Cars’ hitmakers will release ‘Wildness’ – a follow up to 2011’s ‘Fallen Empires’ – on May 25, and frontman Gary Lightbody has admitted the record will tap into “something raw and primitive”.He said: “There are many types of wildness, but I think it can be distilled into two: the wildness of the modern age, all it’s confusion, illogic and alienation and a more ancient wildness. [read more]

 

RollingStone.com: Snow Patrol Detail First Album in Seven Years, ‘Wildness’

British alt-rock outfit Snow Patrol will release their first album in seven years, Wildness, May 25th via Republic. The group teased the record with a new trailer that features Snow Patrol playing a stomping pop-rock tune layered with orchestral flourishes. The clip also features footage of interpretative dancers and frontman Gary Lightbody playing a lonesome astronaut staring down at Earth. Wildness follows Snow Patrol’s 2011 record, Fallen Empires, and finds the group reuniting with longtime producer Jackknife Lee. “There are many types of wildness, but I think it can be distilled into two: the wildness of the modern age, all it’s confusion, illogic and alienation and a more ancient wildness,” Lightbody said of the album. [read more]

 

MusicTimes.com Snow Patrol Teases New Music From First Album In 7 Years

Snow Patrol just announced that they will be releasing their first album in seven years. Wildness will be available starting May 25 via Republic. On Thursday, the band dropped an over one-minute album trailer for Wildness, which shows Gary Lightbody, Johnny McDaid, Nathan Connolly, and Paul Wilson singing and playing instruments. [read more]

 

TheMalaymailOnline.com: Snow Patrol announces first album in seven years

Snow Patrol’s debut album, Songs for Polarbears, was released in 1998; since then, the band has earned Grammy and Mercury Prize-nominations, achieved platinum album status in the UK and sold 15 million global albums worldwide. Their most recent LP, 2011’s Fallen Empires, charted in the top five in the US, UK and elsewhere. After the tour in support of that album, the band’s members ― lead singer and songwriter Gary Lightbody, multi-instrumentalist Johnny McDaid, guitarist Nathan Connolly, bassist Paul Wilson and drummer Jonny Quinn ― took a break from the band to pursue projects on their own. [read more]

 

Madison.com: Snow Patrol’s new album for May

The Scottish rockers – also made up of Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson and Johnny McDaid – previously admitted they had taken a “different approach” on the upcoming record. Gary exclusively told BANG Showbiz: “You can expect great songs and a slightly different approach. Instead of recording 10 guitars we are just recording one. [read more]

 

Nova.ie: Snow Patrol Sneak Preview Of First New Album In Seven Years

The band’s absence seems to be finally coming to an end. ‘Wildness’ will be the first full-length LP from the band since 2011’s ‘Fallen Empires’ and their seventh studio album to date. ‘Fallen Empires’ charted in the top five in both the UK and US charts. After their Fallen Empires tour ended in 2012 the band decided to take a step back from the band, and focus on their own projects. [read more]

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