Snow Patrol - Excellent Seats Just Released For Tonight - Snow Patrol On At 9.00pm
Sunday 5th February 2012
- Doors Open:
£22.50 & £32.50
Ahead of the release of their new studio album ‘Fallen Empires’ on 14th November, Snow Patrol announce details of their 2012 UK Arena Tour, which runs through January and February next year making a much appreciated return to the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on Sunday 5th February 2012.
Plus Special Guest Support Everything Everything.
Containing the hit single ‘Called Out In The Dark’ and current single ‘This Isn’t Everything You Are’, ‘Fallen Empires’ is released on 14th November on Fiction Records.
Snow Patrol's new album, Fallen Empires, arrives with a serious reputation attached. The Irish/Scottish five piece have sold over 11 million albums and have been responsible for several era-defining singles, including Run, Chocolate, and Chasing Cars (which spent an incredible 104 weeks in the UK Top 75 and was voted song of the decade in a Channel 4 poll). Their albums have been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, Grammys and MTV Europe Music Awards, with Final Straw landing them an Ivor Novello Award in 2005. By anyone’s standards, it's been a pretty good century so far.
"We wanted to make a massively ambitious record," says Gary Lightbody, sipping wine by the pool at Garret Lee's picturesque, Topanga Canyon home. "Arcade Fire's last record (The Suburbs) made us realise that we had to up our game. It was amazing. We decided that we wanted to make a record unlike any other we've made before.”
"We started writing songs that were more playful, even rawer than before - we were brave enough to do what we wanted as a band, rather than what convention dictated to us. It was tough at times, we were out of our comfort zone for most of it, but I think it's given us a great album."
Snow Patrol are singer Gary Lightbody, guitarist Nathan Connolly, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn, and keyboardist Tom Simpson.
*Please note tickets are limited to 8 per person.