Snow Patrol is an Alternative Rock band from Northern Ireland. They were founded in 1994.
- Gary Lightbody: Guitar, vocals (1994-present)
- Jonny Quinn: Drums (1996-present)
- Nathan Connolly: Guitar, backing vocals (2002-present)
- Paul Wilson: Bass guitar, backing vocals (2005-present)
- Johnny McDaid: Guitar, piano, keyboards/synths, backing vocals (2011-present)
- Tom Simpson: Keyboards (2005-2013)
- Mark Mc Clelland: Bass guitar (1994-2005)
- Songs for Polarbears (1999)
- When It's all Over We Still Have To Clear Up (2001)
- Final Straw (2003)
- Eyes Open (2006)note
- A Hundred Million Suns (2008)
- Fallen Empires (2011)
- Wildness (2018)
- Album Title Drop:
- Final Straw: "Chocolate"
- Eyes Open: Twice, sort of: "Hands Open" and "Open Your Eyes".
- A Hundred Million Suns: "The Planets Bend Between Us"
- Wildness: "Life on Earth"
- Awesome Mc Coolname: Gary Lightbody. Fuck yeah.
- Call-and-Response Song: Shut Your Eyes
- Drowning My Sorrows: The premise of the video for "New York".
- Mr. Fanservice: The entire band are examples of this.
- Five-Man Band:
- Happy Place: "Shut Your Eyes" advises having one.
- Intercourse with You: "Safety" and "Make Love to Me Forever".
- Lyrical Dissonance: "You Are All That I Have" is pretty upbeat but the lyrics are just as desperate as the title suggests.
- Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness: They range from 1 to 5, although their earliest material edges up to at least a 7.
- Non-Appearing Title: Every album has at least one.
- Songs for Polarbears: "Get Balsamic Vinegar... Quick You Fool"
- When It's All Over We Still Have To Clear Up: "Olive Grove Facing the Sea"
- Final Straw: "How to be Dead", "Wow", "Spitting Games", "Chocolate", "Somewhere a Clock is Ticking"
- Eyes Open: "Make This Go On Forever", "Headlights On Dark Roads"
- A Hundred Million Suns: "If There's a Rocket, Tie Me to It", "Disaster Button"
- Fallen Empires: "Life-ning", "The President"
- Wildness: "Empress", "Life and Death"
- Perishing Alt-Rock Voice: Specially in the early albums.
- Precision F-Strike: Dont Give In and Life On Earth.
- Shout-Out: "Hands Open" mentions Sufjan Stevens and his song "Chicago".
- Title Track: Fallen Empires.