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Old 09-11-2004, 06:33 PM   #1
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Snow Patrol!

So who in here has heard of this band?

This band is from Belfast/Glasgow.

I saw them back in the Spring in Philadelphia and they were great! I only have one of their albums by they have two other's. The New Album is called "Final Straw" and it is a fantastic album. I sort of think of them as Coldplay but with a lot more energy! I like a lot of the music and production of the album. This is definitely the new band to watch! They are already huge in the UK and Ireland with "Final Straw" having sold 600,000 copies in the UK alone and the album hitting #1 in Ireland.
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Old 09-11-2004, 09:31 PM   #2
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I just saw them on The Wedge on Much Music last night. Great track, the name of which completely escapes me at the moment. Check out U2log.com. Looks like they could be opening for U2!

Speaking of The Wedge, (this goes out to the ones of Canadian persuasion)....is that not a great show or what? Best thing on Much Music. I watched three straight videos before heading to bed last night: First was the one by Snow Patrol; next was 'High and Dry' by Radiohead, followed by 'There Goes the Fear Again' by Doves. Is that last one not the best video of all time or what?! Seriously, who would have thought it were possible to mish mash mountain scenes of Rio shot from a flying car with lightening fast ocean-riding trains, all the while viewing bikini clad women prancing in a kind of quasi half light jusxtaposed in and out of an entangled bliss of scenes from the 20th Century. Surreal.
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Old 09-11-2004, 11:53 PM   #3
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I'm not all that familiar with Snow Patrol, but I have heard Spitting Games and Chocolate. I like both songs, especially Chocolate, and would like to hear more sometime.
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Old 09-12-2004, 02:33 AM   #4
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Heard a couple of songs of SNOW PATROL & I like it
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I'm a big Snow Patrol fan! I've seen them twice and am so hoping they end up opening for U2 on some dates. (I've heard rumors, no idea how plausible they are but I hear that Bono is a fan? )
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i missed them in DC on Friday night, but Jenn said the show was AWESOME
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They are one of the best bands around at the moment!

Havent had the chance to catch them live yet but the album Final Straw is brilliant!!!!!!!!!
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I love Final Straw... unfortunately their shows in FL, which I was going to attend, had to be postponed because of Hurricane Frances

But hopefully they'll make up the dates sometime
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Old 09-12-2004, 04:28 PM   #9
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Havent had the chance to catch them live yet but the album Final Straw is brilliant!!!!!!!!!
What she said.
Tickets are like bloody gold dust for their upcoming tour.

and check out their album before Final Straw- "When it's all over we still have to clear up" which is also pretty damn good
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I've only heard 'Spitting Games' and 'Run'.

I was very unimpressed with 'Spitting Games' honestly. I dont hat it it, but I dont love it (though I may later) But I really really really really really liked 'Run' So yeah, I dont really know what I think so far.
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i missed them in DC on Friday night, but Jenn said the show was AWESOME
Yep, most definitely was...sorry you couldn't make it!
I tried to cut my raving about it short...

It was such a good show though - the crowd was SO into it, (a few people were a little TOO into it), and even took over "Run" during the chorus...a LOT of energy.
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I'm seeing them this Friday

And yes, Michael Griffiths, The Wedge IS the best show on Much Music (but also keep in mind that 80% of what MM plays is crap).
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Old 09-13-2004, 07:48 AM   #13
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only song i've heard is 'tiny little fractures'. i think i liked it. i have a great memory, don't it...
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Saw the video for Run on Subterranean last night. Definitely enjoyed it.
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I am going to get their album and try to see them live because I've heard people in hear mention them before.
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