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Lightbody Sacrificed Friends For Band

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY is so devoted to the band, he's ended relationships with family and friends so he can concentrate on his music.The Scottish band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide,...

Unskilled Musicians Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol are amazed they write successful songs.The 'Chasing Cars' hitmakers admit their approach to songwriting can sometimes be viewed as less-than-conventional, with frontman Gary Lightbody unable to even write music.Asked how they suddenly found...

Anonymous Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol's fans don't recognise them.The 'Run' hitmakers love being able to walk around unrecognised, despite selling millions of records around the world.Frontman Gary Lightbody said: "Even our own fans would have trouble picking us...

Oasis Not Outta Time

Oasis "will die" before they split up.The band sparked rumours they were set to break after they were forced to pull out of the second night of the Virgin Media V Festival when singer Liam...

Snow Patrol's New Direction

Snow Patrol have warned their fans about their new sound.The 'Chasing Cars' hitmakers - made up of singer Gary Lightbody, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly and keyboardist Tom Simpson - say their...

Liam Gallagher Apologises For Illness

Liam Gallagher has apologised to fans for cancelling Oasis' V Festival performance.The group were forced to cancel their show at Chelmsford's Hylands Park on Sunday (23.08.09) after the frontman was diagnosed with viral laryngitis and...

No More UK Shows For Oasis?

Oasis have sparked rumours they will never perform in Britain again after pulling out of their headline performance at V Festival yesterday (23.08.09).The 'Live Forever' rockers axed their set at Chelmsford's Hylands Park after frontman...

Snow Patrol Cover Oasis Hits During Stand-in Festival Set

British rockers SNOW PATROL ensured they pleased OASIS fans after taking over the group's cancelled headlining slot at U.K. music festival V - by covering the band's greatest hits.Oasis were slated to close the three-day...

Lightbody's Go-kart Race Ends In Tears

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY was left in agony after a recent trip to a go-kart track - he was hospitalised with a broken rib after a series of crashes.The Run rocker took time out...

Lily Allen Hot For Snow

Lily Allen is desperate to seduce Snow Patrol rocker Gary Lightbody.The 'Not Fair' singer - who has been single since January - propositioned the frontman after her performance at the Oxegen music festival in Ireland...

Lightbody Blasts Jonas Brothers Over 'No Sex' Rule

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has urged the JONAS BROTHERS to start sleeping with women - for the benefit of their fans.The trio - Kevin, 21, Joe, 19 and 16-year-old Nick - wear promise rings...

Leona Lewis' Rock Record

Leona Lewis' new album is inspired by Coldplay.The 'Bleeding Love' singer is working on the long-awaited follow-up LP to her debut release 'Spirit' and has been listening to her favourite group to get ideas for...

Oasis It's Good To Be Free

Oasis are to play a free show in London this summer.The band will perform an intimate concert at the London Roundhouse on July 21 as part of the iTunes Live concert series and as an...

Snow Patrol Star Goes Country

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY is taking a break from rock to record a country album. The band is currently on hiatus while the Northern Irish singer works on his side projects, which includes a CD...

Snow Patrol Singer Working On Solo Projects

SNOW PATROL singer GARY LIGHTBODY has two solo projects on the go, it has been revealed.Speaking to BBC's Newsbeat, the star, behind hits including SPITTING GAMES, explained that the two side projects are very different,...

By on 05 May 2009

Lightbody Invites Fans To Pirate His Music

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY has blasted the prison sentence handed to Scandinavian music pirates - insisting fans are welcome to download his songs for free. The four founders of website The Pirate Bay were convicted...

Slash To Team Up With Escala

Former GUNS N ROSES guitarist SLASH is to collaborate with Britain's Got Talent finalists ESCALA, it has emerged.The legendary musician is has agreed to record a cover version of LED ZEPPELIN classic Kashmir with the...

By on 18 March 2009

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Killers To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

The Killers have been announced as the latest act to headline the T in the Park and Oxegen festivals this summer.The Day and Age stars will make their fourth appearance at the Scottish shindig and...

By on 18 February 2009

Reunited Blur To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

Blur are to headline this summer's T in the Park and Oxegen festivals, it has been announced.The reunited Parklife stars will join Kings of Leon, Katy Perry and Snow Patrol at the Scottish and Irish...

By on 05 February 2009

Leona To Play Mariah In Musical Biopic?

Songstress MARIAH CAREY would like X-Factor starlet LEONA LEWIS to play her in a musical about her life.The TOUCH MY BODY singer is reported to have agreed to a biopic Broadway production and would like...

By on 02 January 2009

Alexandra Burke Keeps Top Spot

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has stayed at number one in the UK charts for a second week with Hallelujah.Jeff Buckley's version of the Leonard Cohen song, which shot to number two following a campaign...

By on 28 December 2008

Alexandra Burke Takes Xmas Number One

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke's cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah beat Jeff Buckley's re-released version of the classic track to take the Christmas number one spot.Buckley's version was released in response to The X Factor...

By on 21 December 2008

Lewis Holds Firm At Top Of U.k. Chart

LEONA LEWIS has continued her reign at the top of the U.K. singles chart for a second week with her cover of SNOW PATROL's RUN. The X Factor winner's tune beat American rockers Kings Of...

Leona No.1 For Second Week

Leona Lewis has held on at the top of the UK singles chart for a second week with her cover of Snow Patrol's Run.Kings of Leon's Use Somebody was up to number two in this...

By on 14 December 2008

Lewis Runs To The Top Of U.k. Charts

British singing sensation LEONA LEWIS has shot to the top spot of the U.K. charts with her cover of SNOW PATROL's RUN. The former reality contest winner's new release has become the fastest-selling digital-only track...

Leona Lewis' Run Cover Smashes Download Record

Leona Lewis' cover of Snow Patrol's Run has become the fastest-selling digital download ever.The single was downloaded 69,244 times in just two days, meaning the X Factor winner is almost certain to secure her third...

By on 04 December 2008

Leona Lewis 'Denied Number One'

Leona Lewis will not be number one this weekend because her record company prevented her releasing a surefire hit, it has been claimed.The X Factor winner had performed the Snow Patrol hit Run on last...

By on 19 November 2008

Il Divo Promise To Top UK Album Charts

Classical crossover quartet Il Divo have topped the UK album charts with their new album The Promise.The four-piece achieved their third number one album while Decade in the Sun, the Stereophonics' best of compilation, debuted...

By on 16 November 2008

X Factor Finalists Storm To Number One

As expected, this year's X Factor finalists performed charity single heroics by taking the number one spot in the singles charts with their Mariah Carey cover.Hero entered at the top spot, outselling the rest of...

By on 02 November 2008

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