Month: May 2018
Watch an interview and ‘Empress’ live at RTL Late Night
Gary Lightbody has always been able to write and record anthemic pop-rock songs with dramatic crescendos and giant hooks. That’s why the first couple of Snow Patrol records had the feel of an indie-pop band capable of much bigger things. And why the Irish band broke through in the mid-’00s with a mega-hit single (“Chasing… Read More ›
Snow Patrol are to play a special charity show at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut on Saturday June 9 with all funds going to Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland. The show is part of the 7Nights Sessions series run by our sister paper the Sunday Mail – and tickets are on sale now as… Read More ›
Snow Patrol — a group known as a notable provider of reliably hummable and breezy rock — returns from a nearly seven-year hiatus with an album whose thematic scope is undermined by its conventional sound. Gary Lightbody, the frontman of Snow Patrol, describes Wildness as a product of his long-lasting struggle with depression, alcohol use and self-doubt — all… Read More ›
Snow Patrol debuted another music video off their new album Wildness, this time for the emotionally poignant track ‘Soon’, featuring lead singer Gary Lightbody and his father. Directed by Brett Simon, who has helmed the previously released music videos for ‘Empress’, ‘Wildness’ and ‘Snogglebox’, ‘A Youth Written In Fire’, ‘Life and Death’, ‘Wild Horses’, ‘A Dark… Read More ›
The Official Charts Company Midweek Sales Flash is in, and Snow Patrol are the latest act to find themselves locked in a chart battle with The Greatest Showman OST. Snow Patrol’s Wildness is in pole position in the albums chart thanks to 28,839 sales, with the film soundtrack breathing down its neck on 25,747. Shawn… Read More ›
Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol chatted with Chris this morning about the new album, The Greatest Showman and his appearance on Lorraine this morning.
Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol sits down with Eddy Temple-Morris to talk about the bands new album ‘Wildness’. Talking about the personal struggles he faced when writing the album and why it took seven years to make.