Snow Patrol Net Worth-Know the Income and salary of Snow Patrol band
Facts of Snow Patrol Net Worth-Know the Income and salary of Snow Patrol band
Snow Patrol's net-worth in 2018: $16Million
Snow Patrol, also known as Polarbear, is a famous Northern Irish-Scotish band formed in 1993, consisting of Gary Lightbody (lead vocalist, guitarist), Nathan Connolly (backing vocals,guitarist), Johny Quinn(drums), Paul Wilson (bass, guitar, backing vocals), Johny McDaid (pianist, the guitarist, backing vocals). Snow patrol was an Indie rock band initially, the band rose to fame in the early-mid 2000s as part of the post-Britpop movement.
The band has an estimated net worth to be $16M.
Income and salary of Snow Patrol band
With $6,000,000 yearly earning, Snow Patrol net worth is $16,000,000 in 2018 . the source of income is the rock band itself. The band gets around $750000 from dispensers annually.
The band also owns a stake in the Houndstooth Pub in New York City
Early career of Snow Patrol Team
Initially, the band was formed by Gary Lightbody, Michael Morrison, and Mark McClelland as the shrug at the University of Dundee.Afterward, drummer Michael Morrison left the band after suffering a breakdown and returned to Northern Ireland. "The Yogurt vs. the debate" was their first EP title.
The band changed its name to Polarbear in 1996 to avoid issues with another American band also known as the shrug. Again within a year, it was renamed as Snow patrol this time, the same year Johny Quinn(the drummer) joined the band.
Snow Patrol's "Songs for Polarbears", was released in 1998 in Glasgow. The album was a success critically but could not make an impact commercially. The same year, the band got chance of getting featured in a worldwide advertisement for the Philips brand. In 1999, the band won the "Phil Lynott Award for Best New Band" by Irish music magazine Hot Press. In 2001, still living in Glasgow, the band followed up with an album "When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up". Like its antecedents, the album was praised by critics but did not sell.
It was very difficult for the band to make up for the tour, they were struggling still to get the attention. In 2000 band wrote "Run", an acoustic guitar version which later became the major single breakthrough for them. The band caught the eye of many labels by then.
Final Straw (2002–2005), Eyes open (2005-2007) and worldwide success
Thre band then dropped album "final straw" on August 03, 2003 under Black Lion, a subsidiary of Polydor records. Finally, the record was an ultimate success in UK and Ireland.The album, along with "Run" (which debuted at No. 5 in the UK Singles Chart), gave the band their first taste of mainstream success. The record peaked at No. 3 in the UK Albums Chart.
The album sold more than 250,000 copies in the USA and became the 26th most popular album in the UK of that year.
In 2006, the band released "Eyes open", it was a top hit and marginally earned the title of the UK's best-selling album of 2006, with 1.6 million sales. The album reached platinum certification in the US as well, selling over 1,000,000 copies. The band also holds one of iTunes' top downloaded albums and songs of 2006.It was so successful that it topped the Australian charts as well.
Back home in Ireland, Eyes Open became one of the best selling albums of all time, staying at the top of the charts for a year after its release, and remaining in the charts to the present.
At Grammy's Award the song "Chasing Cars" was nominated for Best Rock Song, and at the 2007 Brit Awards, the song was nominated for Best British Single.
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