Vega4 – Life Is Beautiful

I will keep this week’s #ThrowbackThursday entry short and simple after discussing Vega4 on Monday’s post. In summary, Vega4 was a short-lived band fronted by Johnny McDaid from Snow Patrol. They released two albums but the first one is really hard to find. The follow-up, You And Others (2006), is the one featuring Life Is Beautiful, which had a lot of exposure back then. This song is certainly special but the whole album is really good. I highly recommend it.

It’s sad that Vega4 didn’t release more albums but the silver lining is that the band’s demise allowed Johnny to join Snow Patrol and also write songs for other artists such as Kodaline and Example. As a piece of trivia, Johnny has been dating Courteney Cox since 2013.

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2 Replies to “Vega4 – Life Is Beautiful”

    1. They certainly have similarities but both songs were actually released in the same year. I doubt one influenced the other that much but who knows? Maybe they played them to each other before the songs were actually released. McDaid and Lightbody were friends and helped each other before the former officially joined Snow Patrol.

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