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Wildness rss Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody on depression and the fear his fans would ‘run away’

February 19, 2019

Many successful artists will tell you it is the years of struggle that are ultimately the most fruitful: and rock group Snow Patrol have, perhaps, tasted it more than their peers. They spent the first ten of their 25 years confined to a small yet dedicated fan-base in their native Northern Ireland and the UK…. Read More ›

The Herald: Snow Patrol – Gary Lightbody on battling depression and alcoholism

When Snow Patrol came to the end of touring their Fallen Empires album in 2012, the multi-million-selling indie-pop dependables decided to take a break from the arenas. As frontman Gary Lightbody explains, the band – guitarists Johnny McDaid and Nathan Connolly, bass-player Paul Wilson and drummer Jonny Quinn didn’t anticipate it would be seven years… Read More ›

U Music Mexico: The meaning behind ‘What if this is all the love you ever get’

Snow Patrol spoke to U Music Mexico about the meaning behind their song ‘What if this is all the love you ever get’ from Wildness.

Cornfield Publishing – An Interview with Snow Patrol’s Jonny Quinn

Evie Kissack speaks to Jonny Quinn, Snow Patrol’s eminent drummer, about the band’s return to the recording studio and the sensitive messages behind the songs on the new album, ‘Wildness’. Back in May 2018, Snow Patrol released their highly anticipated new album ‘Wildness’ – their first album in seven years. Returning to the music scene… Read More ›

Sidelines: Snow Patrol back in the spotlight

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 › 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 ›

CoolFM: John Kearns chats Wildness with Gary Lightbody

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.