by 149 members
founded: 1997
origin: Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Gary Lightbody
Jonny Quinn
Nathan Connolly
Paul Wilson
Richard Colburn
Tom Simpson

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Snow Patrol

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Snow Patrol are an alternative rock band, with members from Northern Ireland and Scotland. Formed at the University of Dundee in Dundee, Scotland in 1994, the band is now based in Glasgow. The band's first three records, the EP Starfighter Pilot, and the studio albums Songs for Polarbears and When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up, were commercially unsuccessful and were released by independent labels Electric Honey and Jeepster, respectively. When the band moved to a major record label Polydor Records, they released their 2003 album Final Straw which surpassed 4x platinum sales in the UK. This was the first time the band achieved significant commercial sales, following it up with international success in 2006 when Eyes Open sold 4.7 million copies worldwide. The songs "Run", "Chasing Cars" and "Signal Fire" are among the band's biggest hits. Snow Patrol have been nominated for three BRIT Awards and have won five Meteor Ireland Music Awards. In 2008, the band released their fifth studio album A Hundred Million Suns. Worldwide, the band have sold over 7 million albums.

top tracks
  • Chasing Cars 4:27
  • Run 5:57
  • Spitting Games 3:48
  • Chocolate 3:11
  • You're All I Have 4:33
  • Shut Your Eyes 3:17
  • Open Your Eyes 5:41
  • Signal Fire 4:27
  • Set the Fire to the Third Bar 3:23
  • Take Back The City 4:38
Artist: Snow Patrol
28 May, 04:20pm by helenduong | comments (0)
Four albums in and Snow Patrol looked set to be one of the biggest bands to currently grace the earth with their music. Their then current album, 'Eyes Open', was one of the biggest sellers of 2006 and having one of their tracks featured on a hit American show couldn't have done any harm either. On ... read more
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Artist: Snow Patrol
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