In the band's first seven years of existence, they added drummer Jonny Quinn, released two albums (Songs for Polarbears, and When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up), and toured with bands such as Levellers, Ash and Travis.
They mixed up various styles of music as house, rock, and hip hop.
They gained a loyal following and socialised together for about two years.
He has compiled two DJ mix albums, one in The Trip series: The Trip: Created by Snow Patrol, and another with bandmate Tom Simpson, called Late Night Tales: Snow Patrol on the Late Night Tales series.
In addition to his work with Snow Patrol and DJing, Gary Lightbody has contributed to other projects and works.
Nick had formed a club night called The Spaceship at the Tay Hotel.