"It was really important that we got away from everything else and got reacquainted with each other," says guitarist Nathan Connolly.
After writing a host of cuts including "Chasing Cars" and "Beginning to Get to Me," the band returned to Scotland, where Lightbody wrote some of his deepest and darkest lyrics to date.
This 11-song set is a masterpiece, so keep your ears and eyes open for Snow Patrol.
Snow Patrol are a band originally from Bangor in Northern Ireland.
We’re really happy with how the record sounds so far and will be playing most of the songs from it as well as a new song we recently got together in rehearsal called ‘Love Like This’.
It’s been a minute since updating what’s been going on with BA on this site since recording the new astrid album.
On Eyes Open, he once again writes songs that are from the heart and true to self-reflection without getting too sappy and too overjoyed.
From the playful name-dropping of Sufjan Stevens on "Hands Open" to their passionate delivery on "It's Beginning to Get to Me" and "Shut Your Eyes," Snow Patrol's approach is epic.
Current members – Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn and Tom Simpson were there to see the plaque unveiled.
The follow-up to 2004's Final Straw -- boosted by the Coldplay-esque single "Run" -- was crafted with longtime producer Garrett Lee over the course of a year in the band's country of Scotland, and in a renowned little house at a dramatic location on the Irish coast.
outfit fronted by the lanky, tender-voxed Gary Lightbody, return with their fourth album, Eyes Open, May 9th.
What I remember of the Duke Of York back then was that we did two nights, one acoustic and one as a full band, and there weren’t many people there. It hasn’t changed much at all, except there’s more posters on the walls now.
The Irish/Scottish five piece have sold over 11 million albums and have been responsible for several era-defining singles, including "Run," "Chocolate," and "Chasing Cars" (which spent an incredible 104 weeks in the UK Top 75 and was voted song of the decade in a Channel 4 poll).