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Gary Lightbody Spills On Writing With Taylor Swift And Ed Sheeran

Gary Lightbody says the key to writing with megastars such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran is letting them do their thing.The 43-year-old Snow Patrol frontman and songwriter has revealed that whenever he's in the...

Snow Patrol's Recipe For A Happy Career

Snow Patrol hit the BMI London Awards earlier this month, where they picked up a BMI Million-Air Award in honour of the amount of radio plays from 2006 smash hit 'Chasing Cars'. The band has...

Homesick Gary Lightbody

Gary Lightbody misses home. The Snow Patrol frontman has spent almost 20 years in the US in order to better his career and gain more opportunities for his band, but he insists he will be...

Snow Patrol Stretch To 'The Far Reaches Of The Universe' With New Album

Contactmusic interviewed Gary Lightbody's side-project Tired Pony recently, and the Snow Patrol frontman revealed we may not have long to wait for a new Snow Patrol offering.When it came to talking about the next Tired...

Tired Pony Take 'Stripped Down' To A New Level

Despite having only ever played 'like 5 shows and 4 TV shows' and not having 'had the same line up at any of them', Tired Pony have honed their own take on 'stripped down' sets.Gary...

Snow Patrol To Release New Album In 2015

Snow Patrol are to release a new album next year. The alternative rock group - consisting of Gary Lightbody, Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson and Johnny McDaid - are ''gutted'' their next LP won't...

Harry Styles & Snow Patrol: A New 'Direction'?

It's hardly the most obvious collaboration in British music - One Direction's Harry Styles joining forces with 'Chasing Cars' songwriter Gary Lightbody to pen some siogs together. Snow Patrol frontman Lightbody has spoken of his...

Harry Styles Pen Tracks With Snow Patrol

Harry Styles has been writing music with Snow Patrol front man Gary Lightbody.The One Direction hunk - who has previously worked with Burning Beaches' singer Sam McCarthy - has been penning songs with the indie...

Ed Sheeran Sings With Gary Lightbody At Itunes Festival

Ed Sheeran was joined onstage by Gary Lightbody for a special performance of 'Chasing Cars' at the iTunes festival last night (02.09.12). The 'Lego House' hitmaker was joined by the Snow Patrol frontman at London's...

Paolo Nutini To Kick-start Hyde Park Olympics Concert

A special Olympic concert will take place in Hyde Park today, to celebrate the start of the 2012 Olympics. The show will coincide with Danny Boyle's elaborate opening ceremony, which will be shown on big...

Snow Patrol's ''Unique' Bushmills Show

Snow Patrol played a ''unique'' gig in a whiskey distillery last night (21.06.12).The 'Run' rockers played an intimate show in a distillery as part of Irish whiskey festival 'Bushmills Live', which drummer Jonny Quinn claims...

Gary Lightbody To Auction Guitar For Sick Fan

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody is auctioning a guitar to raise money for a little girl battling cancer.The rocker offered up the signed Gretsch guitar after meeting 11-year-old cancer patient Vanessa Riddle backstage at a...

Sober Gary Lightbody Refuses To Ban Alcohol

Rocker Gary Lightbody avoided banning alcohol from his life after spiralling out of control with a booze problem - because he'll "never say never" to drinking again.The Snow Patrol frontman binged on booze and became...

Gary Lightbody Eyeing Fatherhood

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody wants to tone down his rock 'n' roll lifestyle and become a father.The singer has devoted the past 18 years to his group but now he's keen to step away...

Michael Stipe Helped Lightbody Find Fresh Inspiration

Rockers Snow Patrol have Michael Stipe to thank for their new collection of songs - he pulled frontman Gary Lightbody out of a bad period of writer's block.The Chasing Cars hitmakers were working on tracks...

Diana Vickers Plans Underwear Range

Diana Vickers is planning to release a range of underwear called Diana Vickers' Knickers.The 18-year-old singer - who rose to fame through UK TV talent show 'X Factor' - is currently in negotiations with several...

Gary Lightbody's Dislocated Jaw

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody has been singing with a dislocated jaw for eight years. The singer and guitarist said his jaw was damaged after he fell down a flight of stairs during a drunken night...

Lightbody Sacrificed Friends For Band

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY is so devoted to the band, he's ended relationships with family and friends so he can concentrate on his music.The Scottish band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide,...

Snow Patrol's New Direction

Snow Patrol have warned their fans about their new sound.The 'Chasing Cars' hitmakers - made up of singer Gary Lightbody, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly and keyboardist Tom Simpson - say their...

Lightbody Blasts Jonas Brothers Over 'No Sex' Rule

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has urged the JONAS BROTHERS to start sleeping with women - for the benefit of their fans.The trio - Kevin, 21, Joe, 19 and 16-year-old Nick - wear promise rings...

Snow Patrol Singer Working On Solo Projects

SNOW PATROL singer GARY LIGHTBODY has two solo projects on the go, it has been revealed.Speaking to BBC's Newsbeat, the star, behind hits including SPITTING GAMES, explained that the two side projects are very different,...

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Lightbody Talks Leona's Run

SNOW PATRIOL frontman Gary Lightbody has been discussing LEONA LEWIS' cover version of their hit song Run.The X-Factor winner recently released a studio version of the song after her live version for Radio 1 proved...

Scherzinger Makes Snow Patrol Mum Cry

NICOLE SCHERZINGER reduced SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY's mother to tears with her solo efforts. The Pussycat Dolls star recorded the Lightbody-penned tune Just Say Yes for her solo album My Name Is Nicole -...

Snow Patrol Cancel Tour Dates Due To Injury

Northern Irish band SNOW PATROL have been forced to cancel some of their European tour dates after bassist PAUL WILSON injured his left arm and shoulder this week (begs23OCT06). The RUN hitmakers, who were in...

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