This remains the only Top 40 hit for Snow Patrol in America, but they have had numerous hits in the UK. Lead singer Gary Lightbody is from Bangor, Northern Ireland, and formed the group formed the group in 1994 with Jonny Quinn and Mark McClelland, who he met at Dundee University in Scotland. Their first two albums sold poorly, but their third, Final Straw
, sold over 5 million copies in the UK and produced the hit "Run
They had several more UK hits, but "Chasing Cars" proved to be their American zenith.