Theft Of The Dial: Gary Lightbody Of Snow Patrol

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