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A Hundred Million Suns

Snow Patrol
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Release Date: 27/10/2008

Edition: Album
Genre: Rock/Pop
Sub-Genre: Indie/Alternative
Producer: Jacknife Lee
Label: Polydor Group
Number of Discs: 1
Duration: 00:57:58 minutes

OVERVIEW‘A Hundred Million Suns’ is the incredible new album from one of the biggest bands in the UK – Snow PatrolThe album was recorded through Summer 2008 in Hansa Studios in Berlin (where Bowie recorded ‘Low’, ‘Heroes’ & ‘Lodger’) and at Grouse Lodge deep in the Irish countryside. Written by Snow Patrol, the album has been produced by long time producer Jacknife Lee (Bloc Party, REM, U2).‘Take Back The City’ is the first single from the incredible new album ‘A Hundred Million Suns’ – and it’s due for release on 13th October.The single is off to a flying start in all areas – we are A-listed across the board at radio and have already confirmed a T4 Special, Later With Jools, Jo Whiley’s Live Lounge, a Radio 2 Session with Dermot O’Leary, Soccer AM and a host of press covers across the board before album release.MARKETING · Club: 20 launch nights across the country weekend before release, big promotion alongside NUS in Union Bars, early evening albums playbacks in union bars across the UK, regional media album playback nights. · Radio Ads: Ads are held on: Hit 40, Capital, The One Network, Talk Sport, Absolute, XFM.· TV Ads: TV: Big launch plan in place to begin w/c 20th October. Eg: Channel 4, C5, More 4, Film 4, Sky One, Sky Sports, Paramount, Dave, Living, ITV2.· Online Ads: Google searchwords, Virgin MPU – Monday football highlights, Top Gear – expandable banner, Myspace – expandable leaderboard, (sports & news) – expandable leaderboard, Guardian (soulmates) – expandable leaderboard, Facebook – multi image sponsored story (targetting Snow Patrol fans, similar bands & ‘Ilike’· Online Takeover: – run of whole network for 3 days· Press Ads: Observer Review Strip – 26th Oct, Page in the Guardian Monday of release (TBC)· Outdoor: 96 sheet on Cromwell Road booked as a special build, London 6 sheet & backlit 48 sheet campaign, regional 60 x 40’s booked across Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast, Edinburgh & Cardiff. Video screen (96 sheet) in Glasgow, 96 & 48 sheet campaign across the country.RADIO· Confirmed Playlists: Radio One (B-list), Radio 2 (A-list), BBC 6Music (A-list), XFM (Daytime Playlist), Absolute (A- list), Capital C-list, GCAP C list, Bauer Group, Kerrang, UTV, Juice, Citybeat· Confirmed Promo: Jo Whiley Live Lounge, XFM Residency, Lamacq Interview, R2 Dermot O’Leary Session (6/12), Radio 4 Front Row, Lucio at Capital, Q Radio, Bauer In Demand England and Scotland, Magic, Kerrang.TV · Confirmed Promo: T4 special (confirmed rx 26/9), Later… With Jools (13/10), CH4 freshly Squeezed interview (TBC), MTV2 Gonzo, Later (14/10), Soccer AM (TBC)PRESS· Features confirmed so far: Music Week feature (1/9), Sun single snippet (1/9), Q (pages news feature) 1/10, Sunday Times Culture (cover), The Sun (track by track), Daily Telegraph, Big Issue Cover, Word, Clash, Daily Mail, News Of The World, Sunday Herald, Daily Record, Belfast Telegraph, Sun (SFTW cover Friday before single) · Features TBC: Observer Music Monthly or Q Cover, Classic Rock cover, The Guardian Film & Music cover, Saturday Times Magazine cover, Elle, Observer Woman, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour, GQ, Arena, Esquire & Attitude· Album reviews across the board ONLINE Q 4 Music - Track of the DayThis is Fake DIY - InterviewMusic OMH - InterviewNME - Exclusive blog from launch eventGigwise - InterviewClick Music - InterviewChannel 4 Music - InterviewThe Guardian - PodcastOrange - Webisodes on mobile and portalVirgin Media Webisodes on mobile and portal .

Track Listing:
1-1 If There's a Rocket Tie Me To It
1-2 Crack The Shutters
1-3 Take Back The City
1-4 Lifeboats
1-5 The Golden Floor
1-6 Please Just Take These Photos From My Hands
1-7 Set Down Your Glass
1-8 The Planets Bend Between Us
1-9 Engines
1-10 Disaster Button
1-11 The Lightning Strike