Snow Patrol

Scottish-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 six albums, Songs for Polarbears, Final Straw, When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up, Eyes Open, A Hundred Million Suns and Fallen Empires. Eyes Open won the award for Best Irish Album at the National Irish Music Awards.

Snow Patrol
Gary Lightbody and Nathan Connolly at Pukkelpop 2006.jpg
Snow Patrol at Pukkelpop 2006
Background information
OriginDundee, Scotland
GenresIndie rock
Alternative rock[1][2][3]
Years active1993–present
Universal Music Group
Associated actsThe Cake Sale
The Reindeer Section
MembersGary Lightbody
Paul Wilson
Jonny Quinn
Nathan Connolly
Tom Simpson
Past membersMark McClelland
Michael Morrison


  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"".