In this instalment of Sidelines with Jon Erlichman, Snow Patrol lead singer Gary Lightbody shares what the band has been up to away from the spotlight — including opening up a wildly-popular restaurant in New York City and opening a music and cultural centre in Belfast. He also discusses the basis for the band’s newest… Read More ›
TheIrishNews.com: Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody on award recognition, learning to play sober and conquering writer’s block
Snow Patrol leader Gary Lightbody is the first ever recipient of the NI Music Prize Outstanding Contribution to Music award. Ahead of being presented with it in the Ulster Hall tonight the Bangor man tells David Roy about what the accolade means to him, becoming a sober frontman and how he overcame writer’s block. “I’LL… Read More ›
Broward New Times: Lead Singer Gary Lightbody on Snow Patrol’s Return: “We Didn’t Intentionally Take Six Years Off”
Remember Snow Patrol? For many of you, this is an “OMG, yes, I remember them and that ‘Chasing Cars’ song from Grey’s Anatomy” moment. And for the die-hard fans, it’s an “of course I remember them and have waited six long years for new music and to see their faces again live” moment. Well, good news:… Read More ›
John Kearns chats about new Snow Patrol album Wildness with Gary Lightbody, talking the years aways, the meaning behind the songs and when we’ll see them live in Northern Ireland again.
Snow Patrol gives a special live performance of ‘Empress’ on GMA. Watch here.
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 ›
Watch Gary play ‘Empress’ and ‘Chasing Cars’ live acoustic at radio Antenne Bayern. Watch the interview here.