Do I have any readers who’re Snow Patrol fans? Snow Patrol is an awesome alternative rock band from Bangor, Northern Ireland. The group initially established way back in 1994 as an indie rock band at the University of Dundee and is now based in London. However, they didn’t seriously hit the international scene until 2006 with their album Eyes Open and its single “Chasing Cars” was featured on Grey’s Anatomy on may 15th 2006. The song forced its way onto the pop charts and was nominated for ‘Best Single’ in the 2006 Grammys. The album topped the charts in the UK and was deemed the best-selling British album of the year, selling more than 6 million copies worldwide. Here’s the video to jog your memory.
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The Irish/Scottish five piece band, consisting of singer Gary Lightbody, guitarist Nathan Connolly, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn and keyboardist, Tom Simpson, recently released their sixth studio album, Fallen Empires. Recently I received an exclusive opportunity to check out the new album and think it is incredible! The music is somewhat unique from the previous stuff and incorporates some techno. Yet the band continues to have the same great feel and sound followers have loved in the past. The soulful song “New York” gives me chills and I’ve been blasting it throughout my house. As soon as you hear it you’ll understand what I’m talking about. It’s definitely the best song on the new album. The Fallen Empire 14 tracks include:
I’ll Never Let Go
Called Out In The Dark
The Weight Of Love
This Isn’t Everything You Are
The Garden Rules
In The End
Those Distant Bells
Broken Bottles Form A Star (Prelude)
Date City Venue March 29 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live 30 Miami Beach, FL Fillmore Miami Beach 31 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Live April 2 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle 3 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium 4 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's 6 Washington, DC 9:30 Club 10 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory 12 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre 13 New York, NY Terminal 5 16 Montreal, Que. Metropolis 17 Toronto, Ont. Massey Hall 20 Pontiac, MI Clutch Cargo's 21 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom 22 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room 24 Kansas City, MO The Beaumont Club 25 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue 27 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium 28 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot 30 Vancouver, B.C. Orpheum May 1 Seattle, WA Paramount Ballroom 2 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom 4 Oakland, CA Fox Theater 8 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium 10 Pomona, CA Fox Theatre 11 Temecula, CA Pechanga Theater 12 Las Vegas, NV The Pool @ The Cosmopolitan 16 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall 17 Austin, TX Stubb's 18 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
Snow Patrol – Fallen Empires can be purchased at itunes and amazon.com ($7.99).
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