Snow Patrol

Northern Irish rock band

Snow Patrol is an alternative rock band from Scotland and Northern Ireland. They are based in Glasgow and are signed to Polydor Records. Snow Patrol was started as an indie rock band, but began to play more alternative rock and pop songs. The band has released seven albums, Songs for Polarbears, Final Straw, When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up, Eyes Open, A Hundred Million Suns, Fallen Empires and Wildness. Eyes Open won the award for Best Irish Album at the National Irish Music Awards.

Snow Patrol
Snow Patrol performing in 2019
Snow Patrol performing in 2019
Background information
OriginDundee, Scotland
GenresIndie rock
Alternative rock[1][2][3]
Years active1993–present
Universal Music Group
MembersGary Lightbody
Johnny McDaid
Nathan Connolly
Past member(s)Mark McClelland
Michael Morrison
Tom Simpson
Paul Wilson
Jonny Quinn


  1. ""Snow Patrol: Eyes Open" Pitchfork record review". Archived from the original on 2008-11-01. Retrieved 2008-02-22.
  2. "Aversion, "Snow Patrol"".
  3. "Guardian Unlimited, "Snow Patrol"".