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

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August 16, 2018

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 ›

ABC.net.au: Gary Lightbody on finding clarity after seven years away

“The song played and took over every molecule in the room…it became everything in that moment and we played it ten times.” That’s how Garry Lightbody feels about Nick Cave’s Jesus Alone – and it’s impacted Snow Patrol’s latest album. He joins Myf Warhurst to talk about his relationship with alcohol, the impact of his father’s dementia… Read More ›

MailOnline.co.uk: ‘Nobody was screaming for us!’ Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody admits Ed Sheeran stole the limelight while supporting the Irish rocker on tour

Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody has regaled the moment a young Ed Sheeran once stole his spotlight while supporting his Irish band on tour. Fresh off the breakthrough success of his debut album in 2012, newcomer Ed landed a coveted guest spot opening for the Chasing Car chart-toppers during a string of US dates. Appearing The Project on Wednesday night,… Read More ›

TheIrishPost.com: Kodaline on their new album, working with Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid and the future of Irish music

IRISH band Kodaline are no strangers to The Irish Post. Last November, Steve, Mark, Vinny and Jay joined a host of other special guests at the annual Irish Post Awards in The Grosvenor House in London, where they performed their song Language, a collaboration with trad group Beoga. They then closed the ceremony with their… Read More ›

WDR 2 Radio interview

Gary visited German radio station WDR 2 and gave an interview. The German translation makes it a bit hard to hear what he’s saying but you can still give it a listen here. Thanks Kathrin!

Radio Rock Antenne interview

Watch Gary talk to Radio Rock Antenne about their new album Wildness.    

Rock Werchter Interview

AtTheFestivals Q2 interviewed Gary at Rock Werchter. Watch the video here.