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News E: Snow Patrol’s Gary Light talks to 102.1 The Edge

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September 18, 2018

Gary Lightbody, frontman for U.K. rock band Snow Patrol, took the time to drop by 102.1 The Edge studios prior to the band’s shows at the Rogers Centre on Aug. 30 and 31. Alan Cross sat down to chat with him about his various writing projects, what family means to him and the whereabouts of Snow… Read More ›

SundayPost: Snow Patrol and Tom Grennan announced for 20th edition of the SSE Scottish Music Awards

SNOW Patrol and Tom Grennan have been announced as the first nominees and performers for the 2018 SSE Scottish Music Awards. The star-studded event will take place in Glasgow and is held in partnership with the Nordoff Robbins Scotland music charity. Organisers say it’ll be the biggest bash yet as the awards celebrate their 20th edition,… Read More ›

GlobalNews: Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody talks with Alan Cross

Gary Lightbody, frontman for U.K. rock band Snow Patrol, took the time to chat with Alan Cross prior to the band’s shows at the Rogers Centre on Aug. 30 and 31. Alan Cross sat down to chat with him about his various writing projects, what family means to him and the whereabouts of Snow Patrol… Read More ›

UnderTheRadar Magazine: Gary Lightbody on Breaking Writer’s Block, Beating Alcoholism, and Taylor Swift

The Scottish/Irish band’s song “Chasing Cars” went supernova when it was prominently featured in the 2006 season finale of Grey’s Anatomy. According to PPL, a UK-based music licensing company, “Chasing Cars” was the most played song on UK radio during the first decade of the millennium. Between them, the Snow Patrol albums Final Straw, Eyes Open, A Hundred Million… Read More ›

San Francisco Chronicle: Pop Quiz: Gary Lightbody on why Snow Patrol had to hit reset

Snow Patrol crashed and burned following the release of its last album, 2011’s “Fallen Empires.” Struggling with depression, writer’s block and a dependency on alcohol, frontman Gary Lightbody moved to Los Angeles to sort out his head and co-write with Taylor Swift, One Direction and Ed Sheeran. But with its new release, “Wildness,” the band… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Gary and I have never been closer, says sister of Snow Patrol singer

The sister of Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody has opened up on her tumultuous childhood relationship with the singer, but said the pair have never been closer than they are today. Sarah (40), who lives next door to her brother with her daughter Honey, described their early relationship as “troublesome” but said it never stopped… Read More ›

The Times: Relative Values: Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody, 42, and his sister, Sarah, 40, on his battle with drink and depression, and their dad’s dementia

Gary: I don’t remember much from my early childhood, but I do know that as soon as Sarah started talking, she became the dominant force in the household. She’s never been afraid to speak her mind or to fight for the people she loves. When we were growing up, she also fought with one of… Read More ›

Daily Star: Kodaline worked with Snow Patrol for new album

The Irish rockers leaned on the songwriter/producer for guidance as they experimented with lighter sounds. They also pushed past their comfort zone on forthcoming LP Politics Of Living. Frontman Steve Garrigan told me: “This is a very different album but I’m so proud of it. “For the first time we collaborated with a lot of… Read More ›