Irish musician best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of alternative rock band Snow Patrol. The band is best known for their singles "Chasing Cars" and "You Could Be Happy."
He formed his first band, Shrug, at age eighteen. They went on to change their name to Polarbear and then Snow Patrol.
He released three top five U.K. albums with Snow Patrol.
He married model Vanessa Di Staulo in 2010.
He was featured on Taylor Swift's 2012 song, "The Last Time."