Fanzines

The Vine  |  Twenty One  |  The Limerick Pride  |  Lingering Melodies  |  Dreams Magazine  |  Cranberries Official Fan Club  | Jornal Fa-Clube The Cranberries | Close To Your Dreams  |  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 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.



JORNAL FA-CLUBE THE CRANBERRIES (1996)


  • Written in Portuguese.
  • Made in São Paulo in Brazil.
  • Edited by Elio Junior.
  • 3 issues published from June 1996 to October 1996 (issues No3 & No4 are one issue).
  • A monthly publication (more or less).
  • 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.



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.



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. It was possibly the same for “Bury The Hatchet” in 1999 but this information is not confirmed.
  • 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”)

  • FOCUS MAGAZINE – ISSUE 53 – 13-26 JUNE 1996 – USA
    Written in English

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