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MEMBERS: Gary Lightbody, Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Tom Simpson, Mark McClelland (left in 2005)
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Chasing Cars" (2006)
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BIGGEST LP: Eyes Open (2006)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
TIMELINE

Snow Patrolbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol originate from Northern Ireland and formed in the mid 1990s. The group formed with Gary Lightbody on vocals and guitar and Mark McClelland on bass while they were studying in Scotland. Original names for the band included 'Shrug' and 'Polar Bear.' Drummer Jonny Quinn joined the group in the late 1990s. Guitarist Nathan Connolly soon joined and the group had some success with the single "Run" in the UK.

1998...

August
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Songs For Polar Bears.

2001...

April
Snow Patrol - When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Upbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol released When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up.

2003...

button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol hit the UK charts with "Spitting Games."

2004...

March
Snow Patrol - Final Strawbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol released Final Straw.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol hit the US Modern Rock charts and UK charts with "Run" and "Chocolate."

2005...

March
Live At Somerset House DVDbutton.gif (123 bytes) Mark McClelland left the group and was replaced by Paul Wilson. Keyboardist Tom Simpson also became an official member of the group.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) On July 2nd, Snow Patrol performed in London, England, as part of the worldwide
Live 8 concerts. The mission of the concerts was to raise awareness of the on-going poverty in Africa and to pressure the G8 leaders to take action by doubling aid, canceling debt, and delivering trade justice for Africa.
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U2 in Europe.

2006..

May
Snow Patrol - Eyes Openbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol released Eyes Open.
button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol topped the UK LP charts with
Eyes Open.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol hit the Top 40 with "
Chasing Cars."

October
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Top 10 with "Chasing Cars."

December
Snow Patrol - "Chasing Cars" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Eyes Open was the top-selling LP in the UK for the year.

2007..

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol topped the Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks chart with "
Chasing Cars."
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Grammy Award for Best Rock Song ("Chasing Cars").

March
Snow Patrol - "Signal Fire" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol performed on Saturday Night Live.

May
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Spider-Man 3 soundtrack with "Signal Fire."

June
Instant Karma: The Campaign To Save Darfur compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol could be heard on the compilation Instant Karma: The Campaign To Save Darfur with "Isolation."
button.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart with "
Chasing Cars."
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Eyes Open was certified gold.

June
Snow Patrol - "Set The Fire To The Third Bar" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) On July 7th, Snow Patrol performed at the Live Earth concert in the UK. The 7-continent concert organized by Al Gore brought together over 100 artists to perform and raise the world's awareness about the climate crisis and how to make a difference to help the environment and the world.

2008..

October
Snow Patrol - A Million And One Sunsbutton.gif (123 bytes) Snow Patrol released A Million And One Suns.
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Eyes Open was certified platinum and Final Straw was certified gold.

2009...

November
Snow Patrol - 'Up To Now'button.gif (123 bytes) The compilation Up To Now was released.

December
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Billboard 2009 Year-End Chart Toppers as the Top Hot Triple A Artist.

2012...

January
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Fallen Empires.

2015...



LPs
Snow Patrol - Songs For Polar Bears
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Songs For Polar Bears
Released: August, 1998
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Downhill From Here" - "Starfighter Pilot" - "Last Shot Ringing In My Ears" - "Absolute Gravity" - "Get Balsamic Vinegar... Quick You Fool" - "Mahogany" - "NYC" - "Little Hide" - "Make Up" - "Velocity Girl" - "Days Without Paracetamol" - "Fifteen Minutes Old" - "Favourite Friend" - "One Hundred Things You Should Have Done In Bed" - "Sticky Teenage Twin" - "Limited Edition" - "JJ" - "My Last Girlfriend" - "T.M.T." - "I Could Stay Forever" - "When You're Right You're Right" - "Raze The City" - "Riot, Please"
Snow Patrol - When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up
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When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up
Released: April, 2001
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again" - "Ask Me How I Am" - "Making Enemies" - "Black And Blue" - "Last Ever Lone Gunman" - "If I'd Found The Right Words To Say" - "Batten Down The Hatch" - "One Night Is Not Enough" - "Chased By... I Don't Know What" - "On/Off" - "Olive Grove Facing The Sea" - "When It's Over We Still Have To Clear Up" - "Make Love To Me Forever" - "Firelight" - "In Command Of Cars" - "Talk To The Trees" - "Monkey Mobe" - "Workwear Shop"
Snow Patrol - Final Straw
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Final Straw
Released: March, 2004
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 91
Rolling Stone: 2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: A
Tracks: "How To Be Dead" - "Wow" - "Glaming Auction" - "Whatever's Left" - "Spitting Games" - "Chocolate" - "Run" - "Grazed Knees" - "Ways & Means" - "Tiny Little Fractures" - "Somewhere A Clock Is Ticking" - "Same"
Snow Patrol - Eyes Open
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Eyes Open
Released: May, 2006
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 27
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "You're All I Have" - "Hands Open" - "Chasing Cars" - "Shut Your Eyes" - "It's Beginning To Get To Me" - "You Could Be Happy" - "Make This Go On Forever" - "Set The Fire To The Third Bar" - "Headlights On Dark Roads" - "Open Your Eyes" - "The Finish Line"
Snow Patrol - A Million And One Suns
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A Million And One Suns
Released: October, 2008
Billboard peak: # 9
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B+
Tracks: "If There's A Rocket Tie Me To It" - "Crack The Shutters" - "Take Back The City" - "Lifeboats" - "The Golden Floor" - "Please Just Take These Photos From My Hands" - "Set Down Your Glass" - "The Planets Bend Between Us" - "Engines" - "Disaster Button" - "The Lightining Strike"
Snow Patrol - 'Up To Now' Up To Now
Released: November, 2009
Billboard peak: # 182
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Chocolate" - "Chasing Cars" - "Crack The Shutters" - "Set The Fire To The Third Bar" - "Crazy In Love" - "Just Say Yes" - "Batten Down The Hatch" - "You're All I Have" - "Hands Open" - "Cartwheels" - "The Planets Bend Between Us" - "Ask Me How I Am" - "On/Off" - "Making Enemies" - "Run" (live) - "Take Back The City" - "Shut Your Eyes" - "An Olive Grove Facing The Sea" - "Run" - "Give Me Strength" - "Signal Fire" - "Spitting Games" - "Open Your Eyes" - "Dark Roman Wine" - "Fifteen Minutes Old" - "You Are My Joy" - "The Golden Floor" - "Starfighter Pilot" - "PPP" - "Chasing Cars"
Snow Patrol - 'Fallen Empires' Fallen Empires
Released: January, 2012
Tracks: "I'll Never Let Go" - "Called Out In The Dark" - "The Weight Of Love" - "This Isn't Everything You Are" - "The Garden Rules" - "Fallen Empires" - "Berlin" - "Lifening" - "New York" - "In The End" - "Those Distant Bells" - "The Symphony" - "The President" - "Broken Bottle From A Star" (Prelude)
Snow Patrol - 'When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up' When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up
Released: September 4, 2015
Tracks: "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again" - "Ask Me How I Am" - "Making Enemies" - "Black And Blue" - "Last Ever Lone Gunman" - "If I'd Found The Right Words To Say" - "Batten Down The Hatch" - "One Night Is Not Enough" - "Chased By... I Don't Know What" - "On Off" - "An Olive Grove Facing The Sea" - "When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up" - "Make Love To Me Forever" - "Firelight"
POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Chasing Cars

from the LP
Eyes Open
ARC chart run: 40 - 37 - 34 - 31 - 27 - 25 - 21 - 19 - 17 - 14 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 6 - 6 - 8 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 13 - 13 - 13 - 15 - 20 - off
RIAA Certification: 5x Platinum
6 26 2006 Snow Patrol - "Chasing Cars" (Single)
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  Snow Patrol - "Spitting Games" (Single)Spitting Games

from the LP
Final Straw
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  Snow Patrol - "Run" (Single)Run

from the LP
Final Straw
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  Snow Patrol - "Chocolate" (Single)Chocolate

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Final Straw
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  Snow Patrol - "Hands Open" (Single)Hands Open

from the LP
Eyes Open
** ** 2006 [ LISTEN / BUY]
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  Snow Patrol - "You're All I Have" (Single)You're All I Have

from the LP
Eyes Open
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  Snow Patrol - "Signal Fire" (Single)Signal Fire

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Spider-Man 3 soundtrack
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY]
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  Snow Patrol - "Take Back The City" (Single)Take Back The City

from the LP
A Million And One Suns
** ** 2008 [ LISTEN / BUY]
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  Snow Patrol - "Just Say Yes" (Single)Just Say Yes

from the LP
Up To Now
** ** 2008 [ LISTEN / BUY]
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mp3 Available at Amazon.com
  Snow Patrol - "Set The Fire To The Third Bar" (Single)Set The Fire To The Third Bar
[Snow Patrol featuring Martha Wainwright]

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Eyes Open
** ** 2010 [ LISTEN / BUY]
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