New Snow Patrol Album Out October 28

080827_snow_patrol.jpg
Snow Patrol / Photo by Steve Gullick
WRITTEN BY
Larry Fitzmaurice

The frosty Irish rockers Snow Patrol are hoping to melt their fans hearts with their hotly-titled upcoming fifth album, A Hundred Million Suns. The record, the follow-up to 2006's massively successful Eyes Open, is set for an October 28 release via Polydor/Fiction/Geffen, with album cut "Take Back the City" as the first single.

Suns was recorded in Berlin, Germany's Hansa Studios -- where Bowie's "Berlin" series was born -- with producer Jacknife Lee (Bloc Party, REM) manning production duties. "I'm so proud of this record.Everybody played out of their skin," said Snow Patrol vocalist/guitarist Gary Lightbody. "[Jacknife Lee] continued his progression from maverick genius to one of the best producers in the world. Musically, lyrically and sonically the best record we've made."Sounds good -- just don't stay out in the sun too long, boys!

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 M.I.A. — Gold " 01:48
  • 2 A Sunny Day in Glasgow — Bye Bye, Big Ocean (The End) [Ice Choir Remix] " 04:35
  • 3 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 4 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 5 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 6 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 7 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA