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Independent.ie: ‘I started feeling a wave of self-hatred’… Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody

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April 16, 2018

Snow Patrol are back with a new album after a seven-year hiatus. Frontman Gary Lightbody tells Craig McLean about his battles with addiction and depression, and how he’s adjusting to a booze and drug-free life In a beachside restaurant in Los Angeles, Gary Lightbody, the lead singer and songwriter of the multimillion-selling band Snow Patrol,… Read More ›

“Life on Earth” Press – Part I

GoSeeLiveMusic.co: Snow Patrol Debuts New “Life On Earth” Video Snow Patrol debut their music video for “Life On Earth,” a new song from Wildness, the band’s first record in seven years. The music video was premiered today by British Astronaut Tim Peake and was shot at the European Space Agency in Holland. [read more] NME.com:… Read More ›

Life On Earth music video

Life On Earth, the next track to be taken from Snow Patrol’s forthcoming new album Wildness, is available everywhere now. Listen, download and watch the official video, filmed at the incredible ESA – European Space Agency below:

Independant.ie: ‘I thought about not existing’ – Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody on battle with alcohol and depression

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has revealed that his battle with alcohol and depression is the reason behind the band’s seven year stretch between albums. The 41-year-old from Bangor, Northern Ireland, has opened up about his struggles ahead of the release of the band’s new album, Wildness, on May 25, their first since Fallen Empires… Read More ›

Newsletter.co.uk: Praise for Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody opening up on depression

Mental health campaigners in Northern Ireland have welcomed the decision by Snow Patrol front man Gary Lightbody to open up about his struggle with depression. The Northern Irish music star said he had been battling the condition since he was a teenager and that he “used to think about not existing” in an interview with… Read More ›

‘Don’t Give In’ live on Sounds Like Friday Night

Watch Snow Patrol perform ‘Don’t Give In’ live on BBC’s Sounds Like Friday Night.

BelfastTelegraph.co.uk: Health scare got Snow Patrol’s Lightbody off drink and drugs

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has told how a health scare helped him address his struggle with alcoholism, drug addiction and depression. The Bangor singer (41) said: “I was in the gym, reached down, touched my toes, came back up again and the whole place started wobbling.” Medics diagnosed infections in his ears, eyes and… Read More ›

NME: Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody opens up about his battle with depression

Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody opens up Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has opened about overcoming depression and alcoholism.about his battle with depression The band are currently gearing up to release ‘Wildness’ – their first new album in seven years. However, Lightbody has revealed that during that period he fought to overcome a ‘lifetime’ of ‘not… Read More ›