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Tired Pony: Forum, London

Pete Paphides, The Times, 16 July 2010

AT THE MAIDEN show by the new group formed by Gary Lightbody, Snow Patrol's frontman, it was bound to happen: if anything, the surprise was that it took five songs for some wag to call out for 'Chasing Cars'. Lest anyone imagine that Lightbody might deviate from the setlist and play his "proper" band's biggest hit, a withering glance from the rangy frontman set things straight. "Boy have you wasted your money," he smiled.

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