Press Kits

Include promotional materials that provide information about the band. Sent to media outlets, they generally contain a biography, a press release sheet, photo(s), and sometimes press article excerpts. Often distributed to announce a release and/or a tour, they were never available for sale to the general public.

Press Kits

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EVERYBODY ELSE IS DOING IT, SO WHY CAN’T WE? (1992-1993-1994)

  • Dreams (the 2nd single) + The Tour (Sept./Oct./Nov. 1992) + Everybody Else… (the debut album) – Press Kit – 1992 – UK
    8×10 inch photo (originally unsigned, signatures below were obtained later)
    2 copies of A5 glossy flyer with photo of the band on one side, release & tour dates on reverse.
    1-page copy of faxed press release plus copy of promotional notice

  • Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? – Press Kit – 1993 – USA – v1
    8×10 inch photo
    1-page biography

  • Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? – Press Kit – 1993 – USA – v2
    8×10 inch photo
    1-page biography (same as v1)
    (Suede/Cranberries flyer is not part of the original kit) 

  • Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? – Press Kit – 1994 – USA
    8×10 inch photo (same as v2)
    1-page biography (same as v1)
    10-page reprints of press cuttings


NO NEED TO ARGUE (1994-1995)

  • No Need To Argue – Press Kit – 1994 – USA
    8×10 inch glossy photo
    1-page press release

  • No Need To Argue – Press Kit – 1995 – USA
    8×10 inch photo
    2-page biography
    40-page reprints of press cuttings (not shown on photo below)

  • The Cranberries are coming!!!! – US August tour dates – Press Kit – 1995 – USA
    8×10 inch photo
    1-page press release about the tour and a 3-page biography (stapled together)


DOORS AND WINDOWS (1995)

  • Doors And Windows – Floppy Disk For PC – Interactive Press Kit – USA

  • Doors And Windows – Floppy Disk For Macintosh – Interactive Press Kit – USA


TO THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED (1996)

  • To The Faithful Departed – Press Kit – Germany
    8×10 inch photo
    2 slides
    2-page press release (one sheet printed on both sides)

  • To The Faithful Departed – Press Kit – USA – v1
    8×10 inch photo
    2-page press release (one cardstock paper printed on both sides)

  • To The Faithful Departed – Press Kit – USA – v2
    8×10 inch photo
    2-page press release (one sheet printed on both sides – exact same text as v1)

  • The Cranberries US Tour Is Set – Press Kit – USA
    8×10 inch photo
    1-page press release about the tour and 4-page reprints of press cuttings


BURY THE HATCHET (1999-2000)

  • Bury The Hatchet – Press Kit – 1999 – Germany
    2 photos
    2-page press release (one sheet printed on both sides)

  • Promises + Bury The Hatchet – Press Kit – 1999 – Germany
    2 photos
    2-page biography
    2-page discography
    2-page media schedule
    1-page sales and awards
    A4 folder with BTH artworks


WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE (2001-2002)

  • Wake Up And Smell The Coffee – Press Kit – 2001 – USA
    8×10 inch photo
    2-page press release

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