The Cranberries really are wild young things!

July 20, 2015  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

 

 

She has the voice of a saint stuck in a glass harp while being pelted with ice cubes by vicious clangers.


Their shyness is not only painful, but infectious too.


(…) it’s even more embarassing to watch because they’re so shamingly perfect!


These are the most beautiful high notes you’ll ever get to hear outside of La Scala

 

Those words belong to Sally Margaret Joy and were published in the Melody Maker on 13 July 1991. She went to see The Cranberries live in concert in a pub called The Old Trout in Windsor (UK) on 28 June 1991 and her concert review is one of the earliest if not the earliest review known to this day.

2015.07.20 The Old Trout logo
It may be very possible to find a few earlier articles/reviews inside rare local newspapers or fanzines (and if you know or have oneĀ please let us know) but her article might definitely be one of the very first about The Cranberries published in a mainstream musical media.
And not badĀ for a first!

Full review available on the dedicated concert page here.

2015.07.20 Fort and Firkin in Windsor (The Old Trout)

The Old Trout is now called Fort & Firkin

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2 Responses to The Cranberries really are wild young things!

  1. Jada

    24 years ago !
    Wow great

  2. Dolores jane

    Excellent !

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