Monday, November 15 2010
Tired Pony couldn't have a picked a better name for itself. Just from their debut album, it sounds like they are ready to drop dead.
Wednesday, November 10 2010
A stellar group of backing musicians, including members of R.E.M., Belle and Sebastian, Editors, and She & Him, isn't enough to overcome bland songwriting on this disappointing effort led by Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody.
Sunday, November 29 2009
This is less a traditional retrospective of the band's oeuvre than it is an impassioned and varied argument for a wider reconsideration of that oeuvre.
Friday, October 30 2009
Friday, October 16 2009
"Please don't go crazy if I tell you the truth..."
Wednesday, March 11 2009
After a hit as big as "Chasing Cars", it would be inevitable that Snow Patrol would face some backlash. But drummer Jonny Quinn and co. don't really care to match that success. Instead, they're writing upbeat love songs, learning from U2, and trying out some fly fishing for good measure ...
Sunday, October 26 2008
Whether or not this album contains a hit as massive as "Chasing Cars", it's a confident, balanced work of mass art with only extremely minor flaws.
Saturday, March 3 2007
Thursday, June 29 2006
Thursday, June 22 2006
These newly-expanded reissues from Snow Patrol's salad days make a smarter, more satisfying alternative to Eyes Open.