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The Cranberries

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Limerick, Ireland (1989 – 2003, 2009 – present)

The Cranberries is an band from Limerick, Ireland that formed in 1989 and rose to mainstream popularity in the early 1990’s. The band consists of Dolores O’Riordan (vocals, keyboards, guitars), Noel Hogan (guitars, vocals, also a member of Mono Band), Mike Hogan (bass, vocals), and Fergal Lawler (drums, percussion, also a member of The Low Network). The band went on hiatus in 2003 and reunited in the summer of 2009.

Combining the melodic jangle of post-The Smiths indie pop with the lilting, trance-inducing sonic textures of late-80s and adding a slight Celtic tint, The Cranberries became one of the more successful groups to emerge from the indie scene of the early 90s. Led by vocalist Dolores O’Riordan, whose keening, powerful voice is the most distinctive element of the group’s sound, the group initially made little impact in the United Kingdom.

It wasn’t until the lush ballad “Linger” became an American hit in 1993 that the band also achieved mass success in the U.K. Following the success of “Linger”, The Cranberries quickly became international stars, as both their 1993 debut album, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?, and its 1994 follow-up, No Need to Argue, sold millions of copies and produced a string of hit singles like “Dreams”, “Zombie” and “Ode to My Family”.

By the time of their third album, 1996’s To the Faithful Departed, the group had added distorted guitars to its sonic palette and attempted to make more socially significant music, which resulted in a downturn in the band’s commercial fortunes.

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  • juliendu48

    Linger ♥

    Yesterday 12:55pm Reply
  • Sleepbyron

    Chungking Express! my brothers

    28 Jul 11:36am Reply
  • Lorelei_94

    Dreams ♥

    21 Jul 9:27pm Reply
  • Pollepard

    Oh my childhood <3

    9 Jul 10:09pm Reply
  • Cocteauholic

    Pffff her voice is just....!!!!

    9 Jul 6:16am Reply
  • LOK10

    ♫♪♫♪♫♪

    6 Jul 10:04pm Reply
  • Burbulyator

    Беда в том что судят только по Зомби... Да конечно очень своеобразная группа, во многом из-за вокала, как говорится на любителя ) Коим я и являюсь давненько уже...

    5 Jul 2:51pm Reply
  • Nick14Orlov

    скачал сборник лучших хитов, песни немного укорочены, но проникся ими, пока что каждое утро езжу на работу под них, а утро у меня начинается в 5 утра, так что начинается оно у меня не с кофе, а с Клюковок. Приятная и красивая музыка, слегка однообразны в инструментальной части, ну, а кого, собственно, ебёт?

    2 Jul 9:42pm Reply
  • L0verMusic

    мало знаком с их творчеством, от 3омби тошнит.. а понравилась 0да семье

    27 Jun 2:34pm Reply
  • FFFUUUUUUUUUUUN

    УАААБЛЯЯЯЯЯ ЭТО ОХУЕННО

    25 Jun 11:56am Reply
  • SophiaRaiCho

    So nostalgic. ;´)

    23 Jun 4:57am Reply
  • fhasenov

    Animal Instinct

    19 Jun 4:27pm Reply
  • Rud-Johns

    http://www.lastfm.com.br/music/+noredirect/Cranberries look the comments. Kiss Me LOL

    17 Jun 2:50pm Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Zombie ♥

    16 Jun 6:11am Reply
  • Greecelove2013

    Love The Song Zombie

    15 Jun 12:25pm Reply
  • wcwiii

    Simply incredible...rock at it's best!

    7 Jun 3:30pm Reply
  • pedroglkp

    I..I_ the cranberries _I..I

    30 May 4:59pm Reply
  • xsakurax

    astral projection ♥

    24 May 1:49pm Reply
  • ShallNever

    LuizPauloMelo ,хуже тебя может быть только ты)

    21 May 1:44pm Reply
  • sabromeo

    zombie!!!

    20 May 5:24am Reply
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