Snow Patrol Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

15th July 2013

Quote: "We wrote with Harry. It was a lot of fun. He's a real dude actually. We've no idea if those songs will make it yet, though. It's a long process. It's great to work with other people - it's good to flex the muscle." Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody reveals he has teamed up with One Direction star Harry Styles in the studio to write songs for the pop band's next album.

16th July 2012

Fact: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Snow Patrol are to team up for a co-headlining North American tour. The two British acts will hit the road together this autumn (12) with dates beginning in Portland, Oregon on 23 October (12).

11th November 2009

Fact: Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole is to team up with Snow Patrol for charity. The X Factor judge and the band will perform track SET THE FIRE TO THE THIRD BAR at the Children In Need benefit concert on Thursday (12Nov09).

13th July 2009

Quote: "If I had to share a tent with anybody it would be Gary Lightbody from Snow Patrol... I've just bought a yurt, which I prefer to a normal tent, so there'd be plenty of room for him and the band to join me." British singer Lily Allen is keen to spend time with Snow Patrol's frontman.

6th July 2009

Quote: "If I'm honest, I find that the more booze the better the festival crowd. This is perhaps an irresponsible thing to say, but it's true." Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody prefers his audience drunk.

5th February 2009

Fact: Reunited rockers Blur have added another performance to their schedule. The Britpop pioneers will headline Scottish music festival T In The Park on 11 July (09), along with Kings Of Leon, Snow Patrol and Katy Perry.

2nd January 2009

Quote: "I find it amazing how another artist has taken one of our songs and made it her own. RUN was written during a really dark time for us. How LEONA has made it so optimistic is incredible." Snow Patrol drummer JOHNNY QUINN is impressed with Leona Lewis' cover of their hit track RUN.

4th December 2008

Fact: Leona Lewis's cover version of Snow Patrol's hit song Run has become the fastest-selling digital-only track in the U.K. It has been downloaded almost 70,000 times since its release on Sunday (30Nov08).

20th November 2008

Fact: British rockers Snow Patrol will play three free shows on the West Coast of America in early December (08). The band will perform a set in Arizona (09Dec08), Las Vegas (10Dec08) and San Diego (13Dec08).

2nd September 2008

Fact: Irish rockers Snow Patrol will release their new album A HUNDRED MILLION SUNS in a custom application for Apple's iPhone. Fans will be able to access bonus interactive content via the phone's handset touchscreen.

19th June 2007

Fact: Metallica have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the same day - will also feature Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Madonna, Genesis, Black Eyed Peas, Bloc Party, Corinne Bailey Rae, Damien Rice, Duran Duran, James Blunt, John Legend and Keane.

4th July 2006

Fact: Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has posted pictures of his damaged vocal chord on the internet. The band recently cancelled their US tour because of Lightbody's nodules.

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