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Spill Magazine: Different Song, Same Melody A Conversation With Gary Lightbody Of Snow Patrol

December 12, 2019

25 years into a career that has taken in one billion global track streams, five UK platinum albums, an Ivor Novello award, and Grammy and Mercury Music Prize nominations, Reworked, the latest release by Snow Patrol, marks a period of looking back and taking stock. “After 10 years of no success, no one, least of all… Read More ›

The Guardian: Snow Patrol on how they made Run

I went on a three-day bender in Glasgow and woke up blind in one eye with teeth missing. After I recovered, songs started pouring out of me’ Gary Lightbody, singer-songwriter I grew up in Bangor in Northern Ireland and didn’t understand the Troubles when I was younger. I just wanted to get away. Then I… Read More ›

Oxford Mail: Snow Patrol is coming to the New Theatre, Oxford tonight

Gary Lightbody could be forgiven for taking success for granted. After all, over the past 25 years, his band Snow Patrol have sold more than 17 million albums and well over a billion global track streams. Five of their LPs have gone platinum and they have pocketed an Ivor Novello award and Grammy and Mercury Music Prize… Read More ›

HOTPRESS: “I’m just confused and depressed by all of this” – Gary Lightbody shares his thoughts on Brexit and how it will impact the music industry

On the eve of Snow Patrol’s latest record Reworked, we meet frontman Gary Lightbody to discuss his recent team-up with Bono, NI’s new breed of bands, the ever present spectre of Brexit and more. When Snow Patrol quietly drifted into their self-imposed Odinsleep at the start of the decade, some wondered if they would return; and,… Read More ›

Gary Lightbody: Interview with Q Radio

Gary Lightbody has a sit down chat with our Q Radio presenter Yazz about missing home, the Snow Patrol Legend Award, new music & gives advice to emerging artists. Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody On What’s Next For The Band After 25 Years Together

“In my life, it hasn’t always been this way where I’m fine with my own company,” laughs Gary Lightbody. The Snow Patrol frontman is speaking to me from LA, where he’s been recording. He’s as chatty and warm as you would expect with his lovely Northern accent echoing down the phone. “I’m missing the fresh… Read More ›

XS Noise: Snow Patrol’s Jonny Quinn – “There was a real fear amongst us that the band might be over.”

It’s going to be a busy end to 2019 for Snow Patrol. The band play Olympia Theatre, Dublin on 26th November and Waterfront Hall, Belfast on 28th and 29th November and other UK dates on the Reworked Tour. On this tour, Snow Patrol will play re-imagined versions of tracks from their catalogue, as well as new songs… Read More ›

TheSundayPost: Snow Patrol’s Paul Wilson on the secret to the band’s longevity

There are few bands these days that make it to their 25th anniversary. Snow Patrol have been celebrating that landmark this year, and bass player Paul Wilson, from Kinlochleven, says their longevity is due to them all getting on so well. “We’re good friends,” he said. “I know some bands that don’t like each other… Read More ›