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Snow Patrol will perform live at Apple’s Regent Street store on February 13, the band has confirmed.
The intimate show before a small audience will be recorded, with track highlights made available to purchase through iTunes one week after the event. The show takes place just before Snow Patrol’s 20-date UK and Ireland tour which begins at the end of February.
Snow Patrol is favouring fans with the gig offering fan club members exclusive access to 50 pairs of tickets for the intimate show.
Leona Lewis has taken the title of singing the fastest-selling digital-only track, a cover version of Snow Patrol’s ‘Run’.
The track – which was never intended for actual release – sold 133,591 copies, double the previous download record. It took the number one slot in the UK charts.
The song is also now included within the more expensive ‘Deluxe’ edition of the singer’s ‘Spirit’ CD. Lewis’s song ‘Bleeding Love’ was also recently revealed to be the most downloaded iTunes track of 2008.
Polydor’s head of digital Paul Smernicki says the label is pleased with the performance of its recently released Snow Patrol iPhone application, which promoted the band’s new album. “We’re relatively pleased with the results,” he exclusively told Music Ally, Distorted Loop can reveal.
The executive also noted that the release of the software did help generate interest in the band’s latest album, ‘A Hundred Million Suns’.
Way back we warned that you should expect a wave of iPhone applications from musicians promoting new albums, now Fall Out Boy has joined Snow Patrol, Pink, David Cook and the Nine Inch Nails in making a music-focused pitch at fans using the Apple device.
With over ten million units sold, Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch have become new tools for music promotion, with Snow Patrol and Pink in the vanguard of artists introducing promo applications for the devices through the App Store this week.
The news confirms our September 1 report that Snow Patrol and Apple have been working together to develop an interactive iPhone application to promote the band’s new album, ‘A Hundred Million Suns’ (available now).
The App is available for free download and as predicted offers a ton of interesting content, including art, lyrics and three video reports explaining the making of the album.
Apple is working with huge international musicians, Snow Patrol, who will become the first artists to deliver an interactive album application for the iPhone and iPod touch, ahead of the release of their fifth studio album next month, Music Week reports.
The application will be made available for download and will offer Snow Patrol fans a bunch of extra content – artwork, pictures, lyrics and more – all the media will be made accessible using the touch screen on the Apple device – the first time a specific application such as this has been developed for the iPhone. Continue reading →