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Month: May 2018 New Album releases: Snow Patrol, Ryley Walker and Island Reggae

That hiatus seems to have brought a new calmness and simplicity to their music – the default sound here is percussive yet restrained – but it has also allowed songwriter Gary Lightbody to bring artistic perspective to a number of personal issues. Soon, which deals with his father’s dementia, is heartbreaking: “The secret storms of… Read More › Album Review: Wildness, Snow Patrol

It’s been seven long years since stadium-striding, mainstream-cracking indie-rockers Snow Patrol last released a record. During that time, the world has weathered numerous political storms, lost a multitude of music legends and saw trends come and go in the blink of an eye (farewell Fidget Spinners, we hardly knew ye). For the band members themselves,… Read More › Snow Patrol – Wildness review

There will be many who thought Snow Patrol’s time had come and gone; the release of their seventh album ‘Wildness’ is the end of a long, slow process for the band as frontman Gary Lightbody confessed he was suffering from writer’s block. ‘Wildness’ is the result of a band trying to reconnect and find themselves… Read More ›

Derry (May 11th) photos by Edwina

Here are some photos from Snow Patrol’s show in Derry. Thanks a lot Edwina! Pictured: Snow Patrol’s ‘incredible night’ at Belfast’s Ulster Hall

Snow Patrol have made a triumphant return to the Belfast stage with a sold out gig at the Ulster Hall. The band hailed the intimate show as an “incredible night” as they performed a set of their classic hits as well as music from their new album Wildness. Following the gig, the band posted a… Read More › Snow Patrol at the Olympia

It’s been five long years since Snow Patrol have graced an Irish stage and a further two since their ‘Fallen Empires’ release in 2011. Having last played a sold-out show in Phoenix Park, this intimate Irish tour announced ahead of the release of ‘Wildness’ is a significant downsize. Nevertheless, the Olympia is packed to capacity and the… Read More › Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody sings emotional song for dad with dementia at Belfast gig

This is the moment Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody sang an emotional song for his dad who is battling dementia. The band’s frontman performed the special song from the new album for the first time at the Ulster Hall in Belfast last night. He has already spoken about his father’s diagnosis with dementia but was visibly… Read More › Gary Lightbody: My acupuncturist pal saved my life

Gary Lightbody has dedicated Snow Patrol’s new song ‘Heal Me’ to his acupuncturist pal who he claims saved his life two years ago Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody credits his acupuncturist pal with saving his life after he got seriously ill two years ago. The 41-year-old Irishman has revealed he started having health issues when he… Read More ›