Fanzines

The Vine  |  Twenty One  |  The Limerick Pride  |  Lingering Melodies  |  Dreams Magazine  |  Cranberries Official Fan Club  |  Close To Your Dreams  |  Jornal Do Fã-Clube Conexão Cranberries  |  Cranberries Rock Club  |  Bury The Hatchet / Wake Up And Smell The Coffee  |  Other


THE VINE (1994)


  • Written in English.
  • The earliest Cranberries fanzine ever made and the only official one.
  • Printed by The Treaty Press in Limerick.
  • Edited by Breifni McCarthy.
  • Only one issue published in May 1994.
  • A mix of color and black and white prints.
  • A5 format.
  • 20 pages.
  • Click image below to read/download full fanzine. Thanks to Lipecran!



TWENTY ONE (1995-1997)


  • Written in English.
  • Subtitled ‘The Cranberries Newsletter’, it was probably the most famous Cranberries fanzine.
  • Made in England.
  • Edited by Kerrie Sparling.
  • 7 issues published from June 1995 to January 1997.
  • A quarterly publication.
  • Black and white, except the front page of the last issue.
  • A5 format.
  • 24-28 pages (except 1st issue, 8 pages + 3 flyers).
  • Click images below to read/download full fanzines (except issue 7) in very high quality.



THE LIMERICK PRIDE (1995-1996)


  • Written in English and almost entirely handwritten except issue #1, typed.
  • The second best known Cranberries fanzine.
  • Made in England by DEbriAN Publications.
  • Edited by Brian O’Donovan.
  • 8 issues published from June 1995 to September 1996.
  • Every 2 months publication.
  • Black and white (with a few pages printed on colored sheets).
  • A5 format.
  • 20-24 pages (except 7th issue, 32 pages).
  • Click images below to read/download full fanzines in very high quality.



LINGERING MELODIES (1995)


  • Written in English and entirely handwritten.
  • An ‘Unofficial Newsletter’.
  • Made in England.
  • Edited and produced by Lorna Bickley.
  • Only one issue published in December 1995.
  • Black and white.
  • A5 format.
  • 20 pages.
  • Click image below to read/download full fanzine in very high quality.



DREAMS MAGAZINE (1995-1997)


  • Written in Italian.
  • Probably the most famous Italian fanzine, it reached over 200 members in more than 2 years of activity.
  • Made in Italy in the Roma area, it was the fanzine of the “Cranberries Dreams Fan Club”
  • Edited by Paolo Di Vico and Loredana Cramarossa.
  • 7 issues published from autumn 1995 to winter 1997.
  • The front page was in color and the rest in black and white.
  • 48 pages – the thickest of all Cranzines!
  • Below, all the front pages courtesy of Cranberries Italia.



CRANBERRIES OFFICIAL FAN CLUB (1995-1996)


  • Written in Italian.
  • Made in Italy near Milano.
  • Edited by Johnny and Elena.
  • More or less a quarterly publication.
  • The fanzine was never published under the exact same name.
  • It was called “Cranberries Official Fan Club” (Sept.1995), “Cranberries Official Italian Fanzine” (Jan.1996), “Dolores O’Riordan / The Cranberries” (May 1996).
  • Below, only the front pages courtesy of Cranberries Italia.



CLOSE TO YOUR DREAMS (1996)


  • Written in French.
  • Made in France.
  • Only one issue published in 1996.
  • Black and white.
  • A4 format.
  • 22 pages.
  • Below, the front page only.



JORNAL DO FA-CLUBE CONEXAO CRANBERRIES (1996-1999)


  • Written in Portuguese.
  • Made in São Paulo in Brazil.
  • Edited by Elio Junior.
  • 4 fanzines / 5 issues published from June 1996 to September 1999 (issues No.3 & No.4 grouped in one fanzine).
  • Black and white (except front cover of the second issue).
  • Number of pages per issue and format information is unknown.
  • Below, the front pages only.



CRANBERRIES ROCK CLUB (1997)


  • Written in Portuguese.
  • Made in Brazil (?)
  • 3 issues published from January 1997 to mid-1997.
  • Number of pages per issue and format information is unknown.
  • Below, the front pages only.



BURY THE HATCHET (1999) · WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE (2002)


  • Written in Italian.
  • These were 2 special publications.
  • Made in Italy for the “Italian Fans Club Of The Cranberries”.
  • Edited by Marco Astolfi.
  • Printed in color, A5 format.
  • The “Wake Up And Smell The Coffee” issue was made in collaboration with Universal Music Italia for the release of the album in 2002.
  • Below, the front page of “Bury The Hatchet” courtesy of Cranberries Italia plus “Wake Up And Smell The Coffee” in very high quality to read/download.



OTHER


  • SUNNY DAYS · ISSUE 9 · JUNE 91 · IRELAND
    Written in English
    Interview with Fergal and Dolores (“the Cranberries”)

  • NEWCOMER · No.1 · ANNEE 1991 · FRANCE
    Written in French
    Album review (Uncertain)

  • FATEA · No.17 · JANUARY 1992 · UK
    Written in English
    1p interview with Fergal (“Cranberries”)

  • APRIL EYES · No. 0 · VERANO ’95 · SPAIN
    Written in Spanish
    3p article (“Cognotacion Irlandesa”)

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