Snow Patrol – Called Out in the Dark

Some groups have instant success and some have to keep at it for a while. Snow Patrol are an alternative rock band from Bangor, Northern Ireland. Formed at the University of Dundee in 1994 as an indie rock band, the band is now based in Glasgow. The band’s first three records were commercially unsuccessful. The band then signed on to the major record label Polydor Records in 2002.

Snow Patrol rose to national fame with their major label debut, Final Straw, in 2003. The album sold over 3 million copies worldwide. Their next studio album, Eyes Open, (2006) and its hit single “Chasing Cars,” propelled the band to greater international fame. The album topped the UK Album Charts and was the best-selling British album of the year, selling over 6 million copies worldwide. There lastest album release last week is called Fallen Empires and the first release of that album is “Called Out in the Dark” and it is the song of the week.

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