As predicted by The Herald days earlier, The Cranberries made a live appearance on music channel MusiquePlus yesterday during their stop in Montréal. The special, which started at 4 PM EST, started off with an interview of the band. The band discussed the current “baby boom” within the band. The interviewer, who was lucky enough to hear all 13 tracks from the new album, said that it did indeed sound like a mix of their previous four works and overall has a positive feel.
During the show, the band was presented with a plaque for over 2 million (and nearly 3 million) in sales in Canada for the band’s albums. The band was awarded a similar plaque by MusiquePlus in May 1999 for the #1 chart position of BTH and sales in excess of 1 million for that album.
Music videos for Dreams, Zombie, and Salvation were aired. But the real surprise of the show was the world premiere of the video for “Analyse,” which doesn’t get aired globally until next month. Watchers were able to see a full minute of the video (but not the entire video). The clip begins as a man walks out of a traffic sign. Dolores is then seen with dark short hair on a highway as the cars speed past her in fast forward mode. Meanwhile, the rest of the band stay seated comfortably in chairs, not playing instruments.
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