Theft Of The Dial: Gary Lightbody Of Snow Patrol

by Jill Riley

Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol
Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images Europe)
  1. Listen Snow Patrol Theft of the Dial

    Apr 21, 2012

18 years after formation, Snow Patrol is still barreling onward with record releases, their most recent being Fallen Empires. The band has seen large line-up changes over the years, and frontman Gary Lightbody has been the only consistent member to ensure its survival. Snow Patrol's power pop and alt-rock aesthetic has earned them accolades throughout their career, creating a fresh sound for the mid-'90s when the act premiered. Jill Riley got a chance to sit down with Lightbody to discuss his influences and current favorites.

Playlist

Snow Patrol — "Called Out In The Dark"
alt-J — "Fitzpleasure"
Rihanna — "We Found Love feat. Calvin Harris"
Ed Sheeran — "The A Team"
Cashier No.9 — "Oh Pity"
Washed Out — "Amor Fati"
The Maccabees — "Pelican"

Videos

Snow Patrol — "Called Out In The Dark"

alt-J — "Fitzpleasure"

Rihanna — "We Found Love feat. Calvin Harris"

Ed Sheeran — "The A Team"

Cashier No.9 — "Oh Pity"

Washed Out — "Amor Fati"

The Maccabees — "Pelican"