The Cranberries rehearsing “Linger” for “The Bachelorette” TV Show

June 6, 2016  |  Comments Off on The Cranberries rehearsing “Linger” for “The Bachelorette” TV Show  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Andrew Kimmel producer of the TV Show “The Bachelorette” published a real gem 5 months ago on YouTube: a video of The Cranberries minus Mike and Fergal rehearsing Linger with a string quartet at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin mid-June 2015 for the Season 9 of the American TV Show “The Bachelorette”. This is a different version as the one aired on TV (again, this is taken from the rehearsal) but it’s very similar and this time it’s a full version. You might remember the episode didn’t air the whole song (only 2 minutes) and there were dialogues on it; take a look at the news CW wrote last year.
This new video is only one camera, one angle and there is extra time before and after the song.
And available in HD 1080, very cool!!

Thank You Mister Producer!

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…and a special thanks to Dolores O’Riordan Spain Facebook for finding this first.

The Cranberries live in concert at Arena Lublin, first photos/videos

June 3, 2016  |  7 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The very first show of The Cranberries in a long time started a few minutes ago.
Unfortunately the live streaming announced yesterday was a fake. (All YouTube and Prostreamy links). Even The band officially announced the event on their Facebook and got fooled. Incredible how many scammers there are for this show!

Anyway the only way to follow the concert if you are not in Lublin tonight is social medias like Instagram, Twitter or Periscope. Here below the first photos taken by people at the Arena today. Authors will be credited a little later. More photos and information will come as the evening progresses…

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Pierwsi fani już są!
Od 18:30 otwieramy bramy dla wszystkich sektorów!
Ojjjj będzie się działo! 😀
Koncert The Cranberries & Lao Che

Posted by Arena Lublin on Friday, 3 June 2016

 

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PERISCOPE VIDEOS

(stay online 24h only!!)

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The Cranberries już na scenie! <3 <3 <3

Posted by Arena Lublin on Friday, 3 June 2016

 

KNOWN SETLIST so far, no particular order:
Analyse, Ode to My Family, Animal Instinct, Wanted, When You’re Gone, Just My Imagination, Conduct, Zombie, Empty, You and Me, Promises

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#thecranberries

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#thecranberries i #salvation. Było ogniście.

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FINAL SETLIST:

  1. Analyse
  2. Animal Instinct
  3. Wanted
  4. Linger
  5. When You’re Gone
  6. Dreaming My Dreams
  7. Just My Imagination
  8. Ode To My Family
  9. Loud And Clear
  10. Free To Decide
  11. I Can’t Be With You
  12. Conduct
  13. Desperate Andy
  14. Schizophrenic Playboys
  15. Salvation
  16. Ridiculous Thoughts
  17. Zombie
    Encore:
  18. Empty
  19. You And Me
  20. Promises
  21. Dreams

 

Lublin to be broadcast live tomorrow + Meet and Greet contest (3UPDATES)

June 2, 2016  |  5 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

More surprises to come from Poland.
It seems the Lublin show will be broadcast live on YouTube as well as one other stuff.
Indeed 2 feeds are available on YouTube right now. They are displaying different timing.

The first one is clearly tomorrow’s show. It is perfectly announced as a live stream and time matches the usual schedule for a concert starting around 8:00 PM local time. The other one is more mysterious as the broadcast will begin in the morning. What is it exactly and where is it (the word “? No more information for now. Maybe fans understanding Polish might help. A possible a press conference, or soundcheck?? Clearly another surprise to come.
Die-hard fans!!!
It’s time to check if your streaming recorder is perfectly working and ready for tomorrow!!

On the other hand Arena Lublin launched a meet & greet contest on their Facebook.
15 Polish fans will have the chance to meet Mike, Noel and Fergal before the show tomorrow. Dolores is not officially announced but there is a good chance she will join.

And last, earlier today, the band unveiled on social medias the new backdrop for the Summer Tour: it will be the classic “The Cranberries” logo.
Looking great isn’t it?

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UPDATE  – June 3 – 9:10 AM (UTC)
The unknown “morning” streaming have been delayed. it was supposed to start more than 1 hour ago. New schedule is NOON local time, (10:00 AM UTC). Starts in 50 minutes then… Still no information on what it could stream… surprise!


UPDATE  – June 3 – 10:20 AM (UTC)
BEWARE
Bad surprise!
One of our readers Kamil Urczyński reported on our Facebook that YouTube link was FAKE.

Here’s what Kamil says: “Link to youtube is fake, it will charge a fee for the sent sms to encourage subscriptions and paid surveys. Only true livestream is Prostreamy.pl”

Tomek, in the comments below, also posted about Prostreamy.pl

If any Polish fans can confirm, it would help a lot.
Indeed when you go to YouTube now, the streaming was supposed to start 20 minutes ago and nothing appears except a weird link below the video opening a new window where you are asked to enter a phone number. It seems Kamil says the truth, so watch out and report to YouTube if you can.

What’s for sure is that Lublin show will be broadcast live on the internet tonight. This was confirmed by The Cranberries this morning on their Facebook, but the band posted the same link as us. Even if both YouTube accounts are 2 different users the look is very close and the band might have been fooled as well. Let’s hope they’ll be able to confirm the correct link asap if YouTube link(s) really is/are fake.


UPDATE  – June 3 – 1:30 PM (UTC)
One of the fake YouTube account has been suspended!
The other, the one from the “morning” is still running so be careful.

BOTH ARE FAKE

We don’t know yet if there is a true live stream tonight.

The Cranberries are in Poland

June 1, 2016  |  6 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Yesterday, May 31st, the 3 lads were back on tour as seen on The Cranberries Instagram. Nice photo taken in a car with Noel driving! Direction Dublin to take a plane for Lublin, Poland where the 1st show in almost 4 years will take place next Friday.

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This morning, June 1st, early start… as seen on The Cranberries Instagram

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In the afternoon, Arena Lublin posted on their Facebook a lot of photos of the arrival of the guys with also Mikey Freedom Hart, Johanna Wiseley and some of their crew members at Lublin Airport. Yes they all flew with Ryan Air!!

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Dolores wasn’t travelling with the boys but later on the evening Olé Koretsky revealed on his Instagram that he was in Warszawa (Teatr Narodowy). No doubt Dolores is somewhere around even if not appearing on the photo. We can definitely say The Cranberries have all arrived in Poland.

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And last for the day, Johanna posted on her Instagram a photo of the 3 boys when in Lublin Old Town.

2016.06.01 LublinOldTownMore pictures of their stay in Poland will probably appear tomorrow, possibly medias and/or soundcheck to do (?) so this post will be updated as soon as possible. Please check back later.


UPDATE  – June 2 – 2:10 PM (UTC)
Lubelska TV posted a short video of the guys arriving at the airport yesterday.
Click this link to watch it on their website.
Thanks to Andrzej!

The Cranberries “Greatest Live Hits Volume 2”

May 27, 2016  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Concert Live just announced today the release of The Cranberries “Greatest Live Hits Volume 2”.
The album includes 20 tracks recorded on the Reunion Tour in 2010 & the Roses Tour in 2012
2CD set, limited edition, 100 copies.
Price £6 + shipping.

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CD1
1. The Journey – Live at Hammersmith Apollo 2012
2. Free To Decide – Live at Zénith, Nantes 2010
3. Salvation – Live at Royal Albert Hall 2010
4. Dreams – Live in Madrid 2010
5. Linger – Live at Royal Albert Hall 2010
6. You And Me – Live at Pavello Ollimpic Badalona, Barcelona 2010
7. Zombie – Live at Royal Albert Hall 2010
8. Time Is Ticking Out – Live at Pavello Ollimpic Badalona, Barcelona 2010
9. Ridiculous Thoughts – Live at Zénith, Nantes 2010
10. Electric Blue – Live in Madrid 2010
11. Desperate Andy – Live at Pavello Ollimpic Badalona, Barcelona 2010

CD2
1. I Can’t Be With You – Live at Zénith, Nantes 2010
2. Analyse – Live at Royal Albert Hall 2010
3. Zombie – Live at Royal Albert Hall 2010
4. Linger – Live at Zénith, Caen 2012
5. When You’re Gone – Live at Mediolanum Forum, Milan 2010
6. The Journey – Live at Zénith, Nantes 2010
7. Shattered – Live at Hammersmith Apollo 2012
8. Ode My Family – Live at Pavello Ollimpic Badalona, Barcelona 2010
9. How – Live at Zénith, Caen 2012

Click this link to buy the album directly on Concert Live’s website.

“Science Agrees” full album preview on Shazam

May 24, 2016  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K.

Shazam is definitely one of THE new way to preview a new album. 6 songs of D.A.R.K.’s debut album ‘Science Agrees” already appeared on the app these last weeks:
Four samples of 30 seconds of “Gunfight, Steal You Away, High Fashion, The Moon” were made available as well as two full songs officially released “Curvy” and “Loosen The Noose”.

If you wanna listen to the other 4 samples that are not officially online yet, you can force them to appear. Simply change the number of the song in the address bar of your internet browser and let the magic happen, all songs appear!!

TRACK#1 – CURVY

TRACK#2: CHYNAMITE
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071021/chynamite

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TRACK#3: GUNFIGHT
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071023/gunfight

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TRACK#4: STEAL YOU AWAY
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071025/steal-you-away

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TRACK#5: HIGH FASHION
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071027/high-fashion

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TRACK#6: WATCH OUT
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071029/watch-out

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TRACK#7: MILES AWAY
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071031/miles-away

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TRACK#8: THE MOON
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071033/the-moon

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TRACK#9: UNDERWATER
http://www.shazam.com/track/313071036/underwater

2016.05.24 underwater shazamTRACK#10: LOOSEN THE NOOSE

Again this trick might not work for everyone worldwide but no doubt some people will capture all the new 30 seconds samples and upload them somewhere, like Soundcloud for example.
Post will be updated as soon as we have links.


UPDATE  – 7:50 PM (UTC)

Tickets for Cancún go on sale this Friday. Details!

May 24, 2016  |  Comments Off on Tickets for Cancún go on sale this Friday. Details!  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

More details about the 2 shows The Cranberries will play at Moon Palace Arena in Cancún, Mexico on August 26 & 27 – 7:00 PM. Tickets for both shows go on sale this Friday May 27 at 11:00 AM local time on TicketmasterMexico. No presale, only general sale!

Click this link to buy ticket for the 1st show on Aug. 26th
And/or click this other link to buy ticket for the 2nd show on Aug. 27th

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Both shows are officially confirmed by the band but please note they are quite unusual as tickets include preshow dinner with open bar for everyone and will be numbered. Audience will be seated on tables, 10 seats on each table. 200 tables are available each day which makes 2000 tickets per show. Price depends on the proximity of the table with the stage:

VIP: $2,890 Mxn (USD 155)
Diamond: $2,190 Mxn (USD 120)
Platinum: $1,690 Mxn (USD 90)
Gold: $1,390 Mxn (USD 75)

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These 2 shows sound quite intimate and fancy like the ones in Monaco back in July 2002 but no dresscode seems required. No more shows in Mexico are planned for now so Mexican fans, this might be your only chance to see The Cranberries this summer.

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Thanks to CranberriesMexico for all those details!

“Curvy” UK promo CD-single on eBay

May 20, 2016  |  Comments Off on “Curvy” UK promo CD-single on eBay  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K.

“Curvy” UK promo CD single just appeared for the very first time on eBay.
Seller is from UK and opening bid is GBP 0.99
Here is the first image of it as posted on eBay:

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Thanks to DORSpain & Fanberries for noticing.

“High Fashion” + “Gunfight” extracts from “Science Agrees” (UPDATED)

May 16, 2016  |  5 Comments  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K.

2 new extracts of D.A.R.K.’s forthcoming album “Science Agrees” just appeared on Shazam… again!!
It seems we’ll soon end up with previews of the whole album if extracts keep on coming like that.
Or will Shazam become the new way to discover an album?
Anyways…

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Listen to 30 seconds of “High Fashion” by clicking this link
and 30 seconds of “Gunfight” by clicking this other link.

EDIT: It may be working in some countries and not working in others. Hard to understand how Shazam really works worldwide and their policy.


UPDATE MAY 17 – 1:00 PM (UTC)
For those who can’t access the samples on Shazam, below you can find direct Soundcloud links.
Thanks to Fireworks!!!

 

and even The Moon:

“God Be With You” on the charity album to fight homelessness

May 11, 2016  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O' Riordan, The Cranberries

The tracklisting of the charity album to fight homelessness featuring Dolores O’Riordan among other Irish artists is now known. The website Lovin Dublin just published the full list and it will be the song “God Be With You” concerning Dolores. The album is called “Rising Against Homelessness” and goes on sale this week in Irish record stores, Starbucks outlets and will also be available to download from iTunes.
Price €10.

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TRACKLIST:

1. ‘The Patriot Game’ by Munday and friends

2. ‘The Foggy Dew’ by The Chieftains with Sinead O’Connor

3. ‘God Be With You ‘ by Dolores O’Riordan 

4. ‘Wild Mountain Time’ by The Waterboys

5. ‘The Town I Loved So Well’ by Camille O’Sullivan

6. ‘The Auld Triangle’ by HomeTown

7. ‘The Night Visiting Song’ by August Wells

8. ‘Children of ’16’ by Declan O’Rourke

9. ‘Villains Remix’ by The Saw Doctors with Giles Packham

10. ‘Hairy Jaysus’ by Kila with Giles Packham

11. ‘Down By The Sally Gardens’ by Heathers

12. ‘Romantic Ireland Is Dead and Gone’ by The Walls

13. ‘The Galtee Mountain Bay’ by Pauline Scanlon.

14. ‘A Song for Ireland’ by Stephen Robinson

15. ‘Foggy Dew 2016’ by Lethal Dialect

16. ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’ by Meltybrains?

As you probably all know, “God Be With You” already appears on the remastered version of the album “To The Faithful Departed”. Dolores being credited on this new charity album and not “The Cranberries” it is quite unclear for now whether the song is a new version or the old Cranberries version.

Sources: Lovin Dublin, Irish Mirror


Edit: “God Be With You” was originally recorded and released as a Dolores solo track for “The Devil’s Own” soundtrack, so there’s a good chance that this is still the same old version on this charity CD.
Thanks Richard!!


more pictures:
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Noel Hogan got tattooed last week!

May 10, 2016  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Noel Hogan

Last week Noel Hogan got tattooed by Ross Nagle, a tattooist based in Limerick, Ireland.
Here is the result posted by Ross on his Intagram:

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Noel let the following comment: “Delighted with the result.”

Happy Birthday to Mike Hogan 43 years old today!

April 29, 2016  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Title says it all!
Happy Birthday Mike.
Photo below comes from The Cranberries Instagram

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“Science Agrees” promo CD surfaces

April 26, 2016  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K.

“Science Agrees” promo CD just appeared for the very first time on eBay. Seller is from Poland and opening bid is 200PLN plus shipping which makes about $50 plus shipping. It’s quite expensive but that’s the price to pay to hear the album before it is released and own a collector item.

Below is the first image of the CD. It is not really HQ, just enough to tell the cover art looks no different than the retail album should look. And about the CD itself, impossible to know for now even if there is a good chance that the retail version will be a little different.

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The Cranberries now on Instagram!

April 22, 2016  |  Comments Off on The Cranberries now on Instagram!  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

It’s official The Cranberries now have an Instagram account.
Earlier today Noel Hogan twitted the link of the very first picture posted there.

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That one isn’t really new and was already seen on Noel’s Tumblr before but who cares, having The Cranberries on Instagram is definitely a good news…
Follow the band by clicking this link or search for thecranberries.i directly inside the app.

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Sources: Noel Hogan twitter, The Cranberries Instagram

Olé Koretsky and Andy Rourke from D.A.R.K. give first interview

April 20, 2016  |  Comments Off on Olé Koretsky and Andy Rourke from D.A.R.K. give first interview  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K.

Way Out Radio, an online Fanzine & Podcast, published “An interview with Andy Rourke, The Smiths”.
Even if not in the title Olé Koretsky was also interviewed! The Journalist Paula Frost met the 2 guys just a few days ago and they are mostly talking about the band JetLag/D.A.R.K.
Dolores was not interviewed but it is still very interesting to read.

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The guys talk a little bit about their childhood and their musical influences, the first time they met and how they came to meet Dolores, why the name Jetlag was changed into D.A.R.K. (which indeed is their initials), the writing process, the rehearsals and the line up on tour (Olé on vocals and a little bit of guitar, Andy on bass, Dolores on vocals only, plus a drummer working with a sampler and another guitar player), their favorite D.A.R.K. song (The Moon) and of course The Smiths and a few more things. Nice!

Source: Way Out Radio

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