Snow Patrol star let out for T
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09 July 2007
Snow Patrol's Tom Simpson was released by police yesterday in time for the band's Sunday night headline show at T In The Park.
The keyboardist was arrested by police on a drugs charge as he tried to board a plane to play Oxegen,
following the band's Live Earth show on Saturday.
Simpson missed the Irish festival but was released
in time to play T In The Park last night (Sunday).
The band triumphed during their headline homecoming
show and pulled one of the biggest crowds of the weekend.
However, the band were pelted with a variety of shoes after
Gary Lightsbody asked, "Anyone got a size 10?" after a first pair were thrown on stage.
singer shrugged it off though, paying tribute to the Scottish habit of throwing cups of beer at bands. He also praised
Scotland's other prodigal sons Biffy Clyro who played earlier in the day.
Snow Patrol's set
was make up entirely of songs from their last two albums 'Eyes Open' and 'Final Straw'. Opening with 'Hands
Open', the band raced through 16 songs including the hits 'Chasing Cars', 'Run' and 'How To Be
Dead', before closing with 'You're All I Have'.
Read more about the goings-on at Balado
this weekend on our T In The Park
Snow Patrol played:
'It's Beginning To Get To Me'
'Headlights On Dark Roads'
'How To Be Dead'
'Make This Go On Forever'
'Shut Your Eyes'
'Set The Fire To
The Third Bar'
'Open Your Eyes'