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Snow Patrol

Formed: 1994 in Dundee, Scotland
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Group Members: John Quinn, Richard Colburn, Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland, Tom Simpson, Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson
Biography: After failing to secure an international audience for nearly ten years, Snow Patrol broke into the mainstream with 2003's Final Straw, a mega-selling album that showcased the band's fondness for epic, melancholic rock. The group had originally stuck closer to the pop realm, releasing quirky albums that ...Read full biography
A Hundred Million Suns
Released: 2008
Label: Universal Distribution
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If Final Straw introduced Snow Patrol to the mainstream and Eyes Open cemented the band's popularity, then A Hundred Million Suns is the group's ultimate bid for stardom, its slick production and sonic ...Read full review
Eyes Open
Released: 2006
Label: A&M
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The anthemic indie rock sound of Snow Patrol provides a bit of hope and promise among the many acts attempting to fit into a certain genre or scene. Snow Patrol belongs to their own scene, and their third ...Read full review