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WILDNESS press – part III

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

Snow Patrol are back! They will release their first album in seven years. (Video preview of what to expect below). 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 that album tour ended in 2012 the band decided to take a step back and focus on their own projects. [read more]

CompleteMusicUpdate.com: Snow Patrol announce wild new album

Snow Patrol have announced that they will release their first album for seven years, ‘Wildness’, in May. This follows an extended break after scrapping what would have been their seventh album in 2012. Since then, of course, the various members have focussed on various other projects, which included building up with Polar Patrol publishing company, frontman Gary Lightbody appearing in ‘Game Of Thrones’, and guitarist Johnny McDaid co-writing a whole load of Ed Sheeran songs. [read more]

 

YorkPress.co.uk: Snow Patrol’s first album in seven years follows Gary Lightbody’s ‘life block, not writer’s block’

Taking this extended break from Snow Patrol proved to be a source of inspiration, and writing songs that were not pulled directly from his own psyche helped heal what Lightbody reckoned was not so much writer’s block as life block.From his search for clarity and connection, the songs on Wildness were eventually written and refined. “I think it’s the first record I’ve ever written that I haven’t just asked a bunch of questions,” he says. “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.” [read more]

 

Entertainment-Focus.com: Snow Patrol set May release for new album Wildness

“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,” says Lightbody. “There’s nothing really to protect myself for– it’s all in the album. I want to remember.” This impulse was partially inspired by Lightbody’s father, who is suffering from dementia. “I think the album is defined by memory in a lot of ways,” says Lightbody, “including my father’s loss of memory.” [Read more]

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