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Snow Patrol


  • Eyes Open was nominated for the category of Best British Album at the 2007 BRIT Awards.
  • Their song Signal Fire was used in Spider-Man 3.
  • Their album Eyes Open was the best selling album in the UK in 2006, selling 1.6 million copies.

  • The bands album Eyes Open has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.
  • Their album Eyes Open sold 36,191 copies in the U.S. in its first week.
  • In the United Kingdom their album Eyes Open, was #1 on their Top 200 Charts.
  • Bandmates Gary Lightbody and Mark McClelland were going to Dundee in Scotland.
  • All of the lyrics of their album Final Straw was written by Gary Lightbody.
  • On August 31, 1998 they released their first album Songs for Polarbears.
  • In 2006 they played a song called I Am An Astronaut on the charity album Colours Are Brighter.
  • In 2004, that released a DVD Live at Somerset House.
  • Their song was played at the end of the final episode of Big Brother UK Series 7.
  • In their song Hands Open the lyrics make a reference to American singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens.
  • Their song Hands Open peaked at number 21 on the Billboard US Modern Rock Chart.
  • Lead singer Gary Lightbody has a side project called The Reindeer Section.
  • The band was the last act to preform on the BBC music show Top of the Pops with Chasing Cars.
  • The band considers U2 as on of its biggest influences.
  • In 2003 they toured with Granddaddy in the UK.
  • Snow Patrol is an alternative rock band.
  • Snow Patrol was orginally called Polar Bear.
  • Snow Patrol are signed to Polydor records
  • Snow Patrol are an alternative rock band from Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Adult Hits

Called Out In The Dark
Chasing Cars
Just Say Yes
Shut Your Eyes

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