The popular streaming service Spotify.com has shared its list of the top 20 most-streamed tracks by Irish artists of all-time to mark the St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
No, Guinness is not what British people love the most in Ireland, Irish accent is !
Guinness “only” is number 2.
The Cranberries are number 36 which 25 years after their debut is not that bad. By comparison U2 is #16, Sinead O’Connor #17 (both recently released an album) Thin Lizzy #22 and The Pogues #10 amongst many other ultimate Irish legends.
The list of the 50 greatest Irish things was made according to a survey which took into account the opinions of more than 2000 people in the UK.
No doubt most of you readers/fans would have placed The Cranberries as reason #1 to love and visit Ireland. Right?
Source : Independent.ie
Like every end of year new figures and balance sheets in the music business appear in the medias.
Today the Irish Independent published some of them about The Cranberries.
No need to say the amounts given in this kind of articles are never clearly sourced and have to be taken very carefully.
You can read the online article by clicking HERE and see how much profit the band generated this year.
Source : Irish Independent
Out of the blue, Universal Music Mexico released last month a brand new CD version of the best of STARS named “The One & Only CD” and locally available at Mixup music store for $70.00 MXN. Only the artworks of booklet and cd are changing, the songs remain unchanged, still exact same order & tracking.
Almost 2 years ago the Legendary Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin had issued an appeal to musicians who have worked there to collect their master tapes or else they’ll be destroyed. Amongst them The Cranberries. Most of fans know this is the studio where the band recorded some of their best albums including the debut Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We ?
Until today nobody knows if members of The Cranberries rescued their master tapes or not. Let’s hope yes as these recordings really are MASTERPIECE. You can check here the news written by Luc at the time.
And today we learned in this article that the famous Dublin recording studio is to be sold at auction with a reserve at €170,000 / €200,000.
Wanna live where artists like The Cranberries, U2, The Police and Sting, The Waterboys, Mary Black and many more recorded some of their best songs, today is your chance.
So anyone interested ?
Source : Herald.ie
If you are a long time fan you MUST know The Hand. He is possibly the best cartoonist who has ever drawn The Cranberries.
These last couple of days he offered the world three new drawings of Dolores and the band on his facebook page. Everyone may recognize three different periods in time :
Fanberries just added 2 great rare pictures of our favorite rock stars on his Facebook account.
There is a really old one from June 1st 1991 taken in Cork Ireland at Sir Henry’s which originally appeared online on the Dailyedge.ie ‘s website inside an article about the legendary venue and its memorabilia. It is unclear yet if this show is one of the last under the name The Cranberry Saw Us or one of the first (maybe the first) under the name The Cranberry’s. That’s History. Hope we’ll have more information one day.