“Why” on the radio next March 24th

March 16, 2017  |  10 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

According to an article published earlier today on the Italian website Ansa, “Why” will be the first single coming from the album “Something Else” and will make its debut on the radio on March 24.

There is no more details in the article but the information is probably true.
In their press release the band already announced the single “Why” as soon going to be available digitally without exact release date. Now we have one (at least for Italy)

Thanks to Ricardo Cesar for the information.


Also today, The Cranberries published on their Facebook account a short message to tell Linger (Acoustic Version) was now instantly available if you pre-order Something Else on iTunes.
[The song is now also available on major streaming platforms].
And to promote this, the band posted a short video with images recently recorded during their rehearsals in Limerick and featuring Linger (instrumental version) as soundtrack. How cool!

The Cranberries – Linger (Taken from 'Something Else')

“Linger” is now instantly available if you pre-order “Something Else” on iTunes. This is is the first of many tracks we’ve revisited with the Irish Chamber Orchestra. https://cranberries.lnk.to/SEFA

Posted by The Cranberries on Donnerstag, 16. März 2017

 

Linger (Acoustic Version) Premiere

March 14, 2017  |  12 Comments  |  by Jury  |  The Cranberries

The new version of Linger taken from the upcoming acoustic album “Something Else” recorded with The Irish Chamber Orchestra is premiering today on RollingStone.com in partnership with Vevo.
The Cranberries just posted the link a few hours ago on their socials.
A real exclusive where fans can hear for the very first time how the album is gonna sound.
So, Listen to Linger  “in new clothes” (as the band likes to say in their press-releases)

 

First thing to notice, this is completely new version with orchestral rendition and a new recording of Dolores’ voice. This is not the 1993 vocals, an important detail as a few fans were wondering if Dolores had gone back to studios or not for this album.
Dolores’ vocal sounds very pure and natural – no backing vocals at all! It’s like she is sitting with you in the same room. As for the lads’ accompaniment with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, it sounds very elegant and high class.

Second thing, Linger is the first song unveiled, though it does not necessary mean it is the first single. Remember the press conference in Cancun, Mexico last Frebruary where Dolores said “Why” would be the first single and a video would be filmed in Europe.
Also, the different press releases sent worldwide are announcing “Why” as a single that is soon going to be available digitally.

Is this a last minute change to privilege nostalgia and put an old classic song forward? It does look like this is the band’s choice, as shown by the artwork of Something Else. In this perspective, Linger definitely sounds like the best choice for a first single!
Anyway there’s a good chance the band will play those 2 songs next week on French TV show Taratata and during the other promo appearances. We’ll thus get to know more very soon!

Last thing to note on this great and exclusive Rolling Stones article: two brand new promo pictures were published. A sofa-pose picture -almost the same as the one on the cover of the new album- can be seen in the background of their Vevo video as well as a picture posted in the article where the band is standing on the Mexican streets. Awesome!

On a funny note, let’s last emphasize that the band updated their website, introducing “Something Else” as “Something Different”… Looks like a mistake, or maybe that was the original name before they decided to change it into Something Else.

The Cranberries to record “TARATATA” TV show on March 21

March 10, 2017  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries will appear on the French TV show “TARATATA” on March 21, in Paris, France.
The Taratata team just emailed their new newsletter featuring The Cranberries and 3 other artists playing that day: London Grammar, Camille, Féfé.
The Cranberries already played the show twice in the past (1995, 2012) and Dolores solo once (2007)

Admission is free. TV studio capacity is about 500. Make it fast!
Click this link to register, then click “Le tournage, Assistez à Taratata!” and select the right show.
All in French, no English version available, sorry!

EDIT – 5:45 pm (UTC): Now closed. All tickets are gone!

New Paris date added to the acoustic tour

March 10, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

Wow, congrats Paris for two sold out shows, GDP just added a new date on their website on May 13th !!!

It is yet unclear when this date is going to go on sale, we’ll keep you updated asap.

UPDATE: New artwork added + tickets to go on sale on Monday March 13th at 10:00 am

“Something Else” The Cranberries new album out April 28th (4-UPDATES)

March 8, 2017  |  13 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Finally, the new Cranberries album is almost here!
Release date: April 28, 2017

Tracklist:

  1. Linger (Acoustic Version)
  2. The Glory
  3. Dreams (Acoustic Version)
  4. When You’re Gone (Acoustic Version)
  5. Zombie (Acoustic Version)
  6. Ridiculous Thoughts (Acoustic Version)
  7. Rupture
  8. Ode To My Family (Acoustic Version)
  9. Free To Decide (Acoustic Version)
  10. Just My Imagination (Acoustic Version)
  11. Animal Instinct (Acoustic Version)
  12. You And Me (Acoustic Version)
  13. Why

The new songs thus are “The Glory”, “Rupture” and “Why”.
As for the cover art, it looks very familiar although it’s not exactly the photo expected and mentioned by the band on stage in Mexico last February… maybe it will feature inside booklet!

Special thanks to Cranberryesque for noticing
Source: Record Bird


UPDATE#1 – 2:45 pm (UTC):
The Cranberries just updated their profile pic on their Twitter account.
This picture was taken in the lobby of the Moon Palace Arena in Cancún, Mexico on February 11, 2017.
How cool!!
Thanks to Dan Steward on Twitter for noticing.


UPDATE#2 – 3:50 pm (UTC):
The band now updated all their profiles everywhere, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.
Even the official website.
Here is their new Facebook banner:

And there are some signed products available to pre-order from The Cranberries official store: https://cranberries.lnk.to/store


UPDATE#3 – 4:55 pm (UTC):
Facebook user Victor M Gonzalez Becerra shared a great behind the scenes picture from the photo shoot (Feb.11, 2017) at Moon Palace Arena in Cancún:


UPDATE#4  – March 9:
The French website Stars Are Underground published today an article to promote the new album and the French concerts. The interesting part features an exclusive new picture of The Cranberries on the sofa. Unfortunately the photo is rather low quality:

On Twitter a famous French radio host named Georges Lang posted the same picture with a wider view and better quality 🙂

Happy Birthday to Fergal Lawler, 46 years old today

March 4, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Happy Birthday to our favorite drummer Fergal Lawler who turns 46 today!

Fergal in Cancún, February 10, 2017

Some news from D.A.R.K.

February 22, 2017  |  5 Comments  |  by Camille  |  D.A.R.K., Dolores O' Riordan

Good news for those of you who, like us, have been really enthusiastic about D.A.R.K. (Dolores’ side project with Andy Rourke & Olé Koretsky):

Musicradar.com just published a fresh new interview of Andy Rourke ahead of his performance at London Bass Guitar Show on March 5th, 2017.

Asked if the D.A.R.K. project would remain a « one-off » or if there would be more coming from the band, Andy answered :

« In terms of the D.A.R.K project, we are in writing mode at the moment although our schedules are all over the place. Dolores is busy with a Cranberries tour and I’m here working in LA [on a project with Kav Blaggers, former guitarist from Happy Mondays and Black Grape]. But we have a few ideas already. Watch this space is all I can say. »

Let’s hope for new tracks, and that we’ll get to see these folks live one day, ‘cause their rehearsal videos were really promising!!!

Another round of Italian dates this summer

February 21, 2017  |  1 Comments  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

There were rumors band would play at Firenze this summer… this is now officially confirmed!
Festival Firenze Rocks just announced on their website that The Cranberries would join Eddie Vedder to headline the festival on June 24th

There’s very little doubt this festival performance will be an electric one, like Trollrock (Norway) and Landerneau (France).


UPDATE#1: the band also confirmed 3 other shows on their socials:

Fri 23rd June – Anfiteatro Camerini, Piazzola sul Brenta

Mon 26th June – Auditorium Cavea, Rome

Tuesday 27th June – Arena della Regina, Cattolica

It is yet unclear whether those will be acoustic or electric. We’ll keep you updated as soon as we get more info.

Tickets will go on general sale this Friday morning at 11:00 am.
Be warned, there will be a pre-sale this Thursday 10:00 am on Livenation.it!!!

Thanks to Massimo on Cranberries Italia for noticing, as well as Dolores from Croatia 😉


UPDATE#2:
These 4 performances will be ELECTRIC. Livenation Italy just confirmed this info to us by email.
Thanks to them for being so fast!

The Cranberries to perform electric shows on European summer festivals (UPDATED)

February 17, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

The suspens is over!!!
Since The Cranberries had announced summer festivals dates, some fans were wondering whether these performances would be acoustic with the string quartet, like the indoor tour announced for May & June 2017, or if they would be regular “electric” shows.

The Cranberries World team contacted festivals Trollrock (July 29th), Marbella (August 5th) and Landerneau (August 11th) to shade light on this, and Trollrock has just answered to confirm the band will be giving an ELECTRIC SHOW in Norway on July 29th.

We’re still awaiting feedbacks from Marbella & Landerneau, though it now makes almost no doubt that these summer festivals won’t be acoustic shows.

Only their performance on May 1st in Wrocław remains a mystery as it’s taking place in an indoor venue and just one day before the beginning of the acoustic tour in Berlin…

We’ll let you know as soon as we hear back from other festivals, Poland included.

Last but not least, thanks to Atle, from Trollrock, for this information.


UPDATE#1 (Feb.21):
LANDERNEAU answered us to confirm the band will be giving an ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE at their festival too on August 11th!
A major THANK YOU to Carol, from Landerneau.


UPDATE#2 (still Feb.21):
Same for the FOUR ITALIAN SHOWS in Piazzola sul Brenta, Firenze, Roma and Cattolica.
Livenation Italia just confirmed these performances will be electric.
A major THANK YOU to Andrea, from Live Nation Italia.

We’re now awaiting feedbacks from Marbella (Spain), Wrocław (Poland), Cantanhede (Portugal).

Some new summer European shows for The Cranberries

February 17, 2017  |  Comments Off on Some new summer European shows for The Cranberries  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

Seems like the summer will be very intense for the band as some more dates are being added every week on The Cranberries summer 2017 tour:

Yesterday, the band announced they will be playing Guitar Guinness Record (Thanks Jimi Festival!) in Wrocław, Poland on May 1st, as you can see on this link.

A new date was just confirmed this morning at Expofacic Festival in Cantanhede, Portugal on August 3rd.

Just like Marbella (Spain), Landerneau (France) and Trollrock (Norway), none of these festivals are mentioning a string quartet. It is thus yet unclear whether these performances will be performed acoustically or not, though we can note the concert on May 1st is taking place indoor.
Our team is trying to get in touch with these festivals to shade light on this.

Keep on checking our website for more info!

BREAKING NEWS: “Why” is the new The Cranberries single! (well, probably)

February 11, 2017  |  Comments Off on BREAKING NEWS: “Why” is the new The Cranberries single! (well, probably)  |  by Jury  |  The Cranberries

Yesterday The Cranberries did a press conference before their first show in Cancún, Mexico. During that press conference, Dolores O’Riordan revealed interesting information!

According to Dolores, the first single from the upcoming acoustic album is going to be called “Why“, and The Cranberries are going to film the video for “Why” in Europe!

So… for many years we had “How”… and now we’ll have “Why”! 😉

IMPORTANT NOTE: the sound quality of press conference video is quite poor, so it’s possible that Dolores’ words were misheard.

Dolores also mentioned that the new photoshoot the Cranberries did in Mexico is going to be used for the album’s sleeve (it’s something we’ve already reported before here).

Sources: video 1, video 2

The Cranberries European acoustic tour: update on ticket sales

February 11, 2017  |  Comments Off on The Cranberries European acoustic tour: update on ticket sales  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

Since yesterday morning, all concerts that are part of the acoustic European tour have gone on sale; a good occasion to review the situation, especially as some shows sold out within few minutes/hours.

If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, this post might help you !

UPDATE on February 14th :

MAY
May 02: BERLIN => Tickets still available on Ticketmaster.de
May 04: PARIS => Tickets still available in all categories but cat. 3 on GDP.fr
May 05: PARIS => Almost sold out, only a very few golden seats left on GDP.fr
May 07: ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE => Tickets still available in all categories on Rockhal’s website
May 08: BRUXELLES => SOLD OUT in all points of sale
May 10: AMSTERDAM => Almost sold out, only a very few platinum tickets left (first 4 rows) on Ticketmaster.nl
May 12: LILLE => SOLD OUT in all points of sale (first show to sell out, congrats Lille 😀 !!!)
May 17: BELFAST => SOLD OUT in all points of sale
May 18: DUBLIN => SOLD OUT in all points of sale
May 20: LONDON => SOLD OUT in all points of sale
May 22: BRISTOL => Almost sold out, only a few platinum tickets left on Ticketmaster.co.uk
May 24: GATESHEAD => Tickets still available in all points of sale
May 25: GLASGOW => Tickets still available in all points of sale
May 27: YORK => Almost sold out, only a few platinum tickets left on Ticketmaster.co.uk
May 28: MANCHESTER => Almost sold out, only a few platinum tickets left on Ticketmaster.co.uk
May 30: TOURS => Tickets still available in all categories but cat. 3 on GDP.fr
May 31: LYON  => Tickets still available in all categories on GDP.fr

JUNE
June 02: NANTES => Tickets still available in all categories on GDP.fr
June 04: BARCELONA => Tickets still available in all categories but cat. 1 on this link
June 05: MADRID => Tickets still available in all categories but cat. 1 on this link
June 07: MARSEILLE => Tickets still available in all categories on GDP.fr
June 09: STRASBOURG => Tickets still available in all categories on GDP.fr
June 10: GENEVE => Tickets still available in all categories on Ticketcorner.ch
June 12: MILANO => SOLD OUT in all points of sale

So… who’s going where 🙂 ?

BREAKING NEWS: the cover of the next album almost revealed (UPDATED)

February 10, 2017  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

During the first show in Cancún tonight Dolores announced before the last song (Dreams) that the band did a photo shoot yesterday, Thursday February 9th in Puerto Morelos, and the picture will be used for the cover of the next album. It is unclear whether this picture will be used as the cover of the greatest hits album with the Irish Chamber Orchestra or the completely new one that is expected afterwards?

Amazing fact, earlier today, an amateur photo of this photo shoot appeared on the internet. Facebook user Cesar Enrique Vera, the guy who took it randomly, didn’t know what was at stake when he captured this moment, he was just there at the right place, at the right time. Masterpiece!

Listen to Dolores’ speech starting at 07:12 on the video below recorded by Cranberries Mexico

#TheCranberries en Cancún (Viernes)

Posted by Cranberries MEXICO on Freitag, 10. Februar 2017


UPDATE Feb.11:
Cranberries Mexico was lucky enough to talk about the photo shoot with Fergal, who mentioned that the picture was taken by none other than Andy Earl (who’s very famous in The Cranberries world in case you don’t know) and that they’re not sure whether the photo will be the cover or not, though it should definitely be part of the artwork.

The Cranberries in Cancún – show #1 – Live review

February 10, 2017  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries are about to take the stage in Cancún, Mexico
2 days ago they rehearsed for the show:

and yesterday they had a photo shoot in Puerto Morelos.
A non professional and behind the scenes photo surfaced today posted by Cesar Enrique Vera on his Facebook account who just was at the right place on the right time:

Around 6:30/ 7:00 PM today (local time) the band did a press conference:

(There is a periscope video on this link)

and before that (or just after? unclear!), there was a Meet and Greet with a few lucky fans who won the official meet and greet contest:

Now time for the show, fans just entered the venue and the first pictures inside are appearing:

Remember it is a dinner-concert around tables and everyone seated! Quite weird!
Our friends at Cranberries Mexico will try to video broadcast live on CranMex YouTube starting hopefully very soon.

Tonight’s menu:

Will you succeed to read tonight’s setlist?

8:58 PM (local time)
There is a live feed on periscope on THIS LINK

9:04 PM
Show just started: Analyse, Animal, Linger…
3 periscopes for now:
PERICOPE 1  PERISCOPE 2 PERISCOPE 3

9:20 PM
CRANMEX PERISCOPE
When you’re gone, Just my Imagination, Ode To My Family…

9:35 PM
Free to decide, I cant be with you, conduct…

9:55 PM
Desperate andy, schizophrenic playboys, salvation, ridiculous thoughts…

10:05 PM
Zombie. Encore: You and Me (it seems that Empty as seen on the setlist was skipped)…

10:15 PM
Promises, Dreams. Outro (Exodus by Bob Marley) END OF SHOW total length 75 minutes
BREAKING NEWS: before the last song Dolores announced that the band did a photo shoot yesterday and it will be the cover of the next album.

Setlist… Empty was skipped.

Landerneau: another Cranberries show announced in France

February 7, 2017  |  5 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Not a surprise for this one, The Cranberries will play festival “Fête du Bruit dans Landerneau” in Landerneau, France on August 11, 2017.
As you may remember, The Cranberries had to cancel their show last year and the promoter wanted to have them back.

This show deserves a separate news mostly because tickets are not sold through the French promoter’s website (yet?) and is not presented as an acoustic performance like the May/June tour. The artwork does not include any violin. Same thing for the very first show that appeared online last week in Marbella, Spain: it is unclear whether or not these shows are part of the acoustic tour, but we have reasons to think they are not.
So… what’s your opinion? Do you believe these 2 shows are gonna be acoustic with the string quartet or electric ones?

Tickets on sale now. €38.30 / €46.30

Source: Fnacspectacles.com

Ticket presales: when and where

February 7, 2017  |  Comments Off on Ticket presales: when and where  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

As you may know ticket general release for the European shows is set to this Friday, February 10.
However a lot of different presales will happen every day until Friday.
And it started this morning with France, on the promoter’s website where a pre-presale is still available right now. The French shows will then have a presale tomorrow on Ticketmaster and then general onsale on Friday 10.

Here below, in order date by date, presales known so far (when there is), and we’ll try to keep you updated as much as we can.

MAY
May 02: BERLIN => Presale Feb.8 at 10:00 AM on Livenation.de and Ticketmaster.de
May 04: PARIS => Presale already available on GDP.fr
May 05: PARIS => Presale already available on GDP.fr
May 07: ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE => No presale, general onsale Feb.10 at 10:00 AM, rockhal’s website
May 08: BRUXELLES => No presale, general onsale Feb.10 at 11:00 AM  LINK1  LINK2
May 10: AMSTERDAM => No presale, general onsale Feb.10 at 10:00 AM, on Ticketmaster.nl
May 12: LILLE => Presale already available on GDP.fr
May 17: BELFAST => No presale, general onsale Feb.10 at 9:00 AM on Ticketmaster
May 18: DUBLIN => No presale, general onsale Feb.10 at 9:00 AM  on Ticketmaster
May 20: LONDON => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 22: BRISTOL => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 24: GATESHEAD => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 25: GLASGOW => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 27: YORK => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 28: MANCHESTER => Presale Feb.9 at 10:00 AM on AmazonTickets
May 30: TOURS => Presale already available on GDP.fr
May 31: LYON  => Presale already available on GDP.fr

JUNE
June 02: NANTES => Presale already available on GDP.fr
June 04: BARCELONA => No presale, general onsale possibly Feb.10 at 10:00 AM (?) this link
June 05: MADRID => No presale, general onsale possibly Feb.10 at 10:00 AM (?) this link
June 07: MARSEILLE => Presale already available on GDP.fr
June 09: STRASBOURG => Presale already available on GDP.fr
June 10: GENEVE => Presale Feb.8 at 10:00 AM on Ticketcorner.ch
June 12: MILANO =>  Presale Feb.8 at 10:00 AM on Livenation.it

If you have more info let us know!
All other general onsales can be found on the cranberries official website
All seated, even front row, at all shows.

The Cranberries in concert with a string quartet, European dates announced (UPDATED)

February 6, 2017  |  11 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries will perform their greatest hits acoustically with a string quartet.
After Marbella announced last week, more European dates appeared today, for now Germany, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Netherlands, Italy, UK, Ireland and more Spain:

MAY
May 02: BERLIN – Admiralspalast
May 04: PARIS – Olympia
May 05: PARIS – Olympia
May 07: ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE – Rockhal
May 08: BRUXELLES – Cirque Royal
May 10: AMSTERDAM – Koninklijk Theater Carré
May 12: LILLE – Le Nouveau Siècle
May 17: BELFAST – Waterfront
May 18: DUBLIN – Bord Gais Energy Theatre
May 20: LONDON – Palladium
May 22: BRISTOL – Colston Hall
May 24: GATESHEAD  – Sage
May 25: GLASGOW – Royal Concert Hall
May 27: YORK – Barbican
May 28: MANCHESTER – Bridgewater Hall
May 30: TOURS – Le Vinci
May 31: LYON  – Amphithéatre, Cité Internationale

JUNE
June 02: NANTES – Cité des Congrès
June 04: BARCELONA – Auditori del Forum
June 05: MADRID – Wizink Center / The Box
June 07: MARSEILLE – Le Silo
June 09: STRASBOURG – Palais des Congrès, Salle Erasme
June 10: GENEVE – Theatre du Léman
June 12: MILANO –  Teatro degli Arcimboldi

MORE DATES IN JULY/AUGUST POSSIBLY NOT PART OF THE ACOUSTIC TOUR

JULY
July 29: BEITOSTOLEN (Norway) – Trollrock

AUGUST
August 05: MARBELLA – Starlite Festival
August 11: LANDERNEAU – Fête du Bruit dans Landerneau

Posssibly more dates will appear soon.
Tickets will go on sale next Friday, February 10 except Italy Feb. 9
Presales: Feb.8 (for a few shows!)

Here is the artwork for the Paris shows:


…and the one for Barcelona and Madrid:

…and for UK:

Sources: GDPStereolab, Rock on, Doctor Music, Ticketmaster.nl, Livenation.co.uk, Livenation.it


EDIT:
More artworks, Berlin and Belfast:


OFFICIAL TOUR ARTWORK POSTED ON THE CRANBERRIES FACEBOOK:

First Cranberries summer 2017 show announced

February 2, 2017  |  4 Comments  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

We all were expecting this, it’s finally confirmed!
The Cranberries will be touring Europe this summer following the release of their “Greatest Hits” album with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, due late April, early May 2017.

Festival Starlite, in Marbella (Spain) indeed confirmed a moment ago that the band will be playing on August 5th. Tickets are already on sale, price range varies from €34.10 to €223.96

Marbella’s venue:

It is unclear, when reading festival statement, whether or not the band will be touring with the Irish Chamber Orchestra, although they’re emphasizing the quality of the sound on festival site, which could mean there might be chords on stage (?)

Chances are quite high we should soon hear from festival Fête du Bruit in Landerneau (France) where The Cranberries canceled their performance last summer. The festival mentioned several times they would be very happy to welcome them for their 2017 edition, and had already started discussing with their agent this autumn.

Flight attendant to proceed against Dolores after 2014 incident

January 8, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Sara  |  Dolores O' Riordan, Other News, The Cranberries

According to an article appeared this morning on The Business Post, Carmel Coyne, the flight attendant whose foot got injured during the Aer Lingus 2014 incident, has started a legal action against Dolores. High Court proceedings were filed last Wednesday and, according to the Business Post, Aer Lingus is listed as defendant as well.

We wait to get more information regarding the matter.

“Evilenko” colored vinyl: first image

January 4, 2017  |  Comments Off on “Evilenko” colored vinyl: first image  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O' Riordan

As you may remember the Evilenko OST will make its vinyl debut next week and here comes today the first image of the cover and colored LP. Thanks to rustbladerecords Instagram.

Last day of recording for The Cranberries new album (UPDATED)

January 3, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Camille  |  The Cranberries

Quite a cool news this morning as the band announced on their socials that today is the last day of recording of their new album.

As you may know, the band confirmed in an interview given in Peru that they would release an acoustic “greatest hits” album of their songs re-recorded with the Irish Chamber Orchestra this year. Let’s note this one should include three completely new songs.

Although they also mentioned in this interview that they would then work on a new album, there’s no doubt the one they’re about to finish to record today is the “best of” album.

Indeed, although our team did not mention it earlier as we do not like to share content from the band’s private socials (we apologize in advance for doing so today), Noel Hogan recently posted a picture on his Instagram account with the words “New parts” on which we can see an acoustic guitar and a couple of songs on a sheet of paper: Dreams, Pretty, Fire & Soul, Electric Blue and Shattered.

It’s quite cool to see that Electric Blue should be part of the album as the song is among the 15 tracks fans let us know they’d like to hear with a new Irish Chamber Orchestra arrangement when we asked them in a poll what would be the tracks they’d like the band to re-record on this occasion.
You can see this poll result on this page.

EDIT 1:35 PM (UTC):
2 photos in studio have just been posted on The Cranberries Instagram account:
“Last day of Band recording”


UPDATE JAN.05:

New pic today on The Cranberries Instagram entitled “String session” and located at Cauldron Studios.

And on Twitter Noel Hogan added the following words“After a quiet few weeks on here I am back to work. Strings today for the new Cranberries album. Last day of recording on this album.”

 

The Cauldron Recording Studios in Dublin (the building with ivy all over):

“Have a happy and safe New Year”

January 1, 2017  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  D.A.R.K., Dolores O' Riordan

“Have a happy and safe New Year!
With love Andy Rourke, Dolores O’ Riordan, Olé Koretsky, DARK”

This message with the above photo was posted earlier today by D.A.R.K. on their social media. Definitely a good way to start 2017!

However, it’s not clear whether or not this picture was taken last night. Taking a look at Dana Distortion’s Instagram account, there’s no sign Dolores and Olé were attending the same party as Andy. We’re not 100% sure as it does look like the background is quite similar on both photos, plus Andy seems to be dressed almost the same… if any of you have more info, let us know!


EDIT 06:05 PM (UTC):

Small update to emphasise that it actually does seem that both photos were taken yesterday on NYE in the “Night of Joy” bar located in New York City. Proof could come from the well hidden person on the very left of the pic who highly looks like Olé! So we can even imagine that Dolores took the picture as she does not appear on it, and Dana happens to be in the very center.

Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan 45 years old today!

December 25, 2016  |  Comments Off on Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan 45 years old today!  |  by Axl  |  Noel Hogan, The Cranberries

HO HO HO!
It’s now midnight in Ireland and it’s December 25, 2016.
It’s not only Santa’s day, it’s also someone’s birthday.

So Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan, 45 years old today.
Have a good one man.

Noel, last week in Perú
(Photo credit: Festival Vivo X El Rock)

…and Merry Christmas to all of you out there in The Cranberries world.

Pledge Music to satisfy signed Science Agrees vinyl orders in the upcoming days

December 22, 2016  |  1 Comments  |  by Camille  |  D.A.R.K., Dolores O' Riordan

Good news for D.A.R.K. fans who had ordered a signed Science Agrees vinyl and were still waiting for the item to be delivered. After several complaints, Pledge is finally keeping customers updated on their order in the below email:

To all customers still awaiting their orders,

We know some of you have been waiting far longer than you should have for your signed copy of D.A.R.K.’s Science Agrees. This has been due to a number of factors, including the initial shipment of signed stock arriving at our warehouse damaged, and then the time it has taken to get new stock delivered whilst replacement signings happened at the band’s separate locations around the world.

At one point, due to the issues above and other logistical problems, we thought we would never receive more stock and would have to refund you all. However, we are happy tell you we are expecting a limited amount of stock to cover outstanding orders to finally arrive into our warehouse tomorrow (December 23rd) and for shipping to take place as soon as possible. You will receive a notification email once your item ships, but what with the exceptionally busy time of year, we expect this to be in early January.

PledgeMusic and the band apologise profusely for the wait you have endured. We know it has not been good enough, but we hope to get your long awaited signed album to you asap.

Thank you for your continued patience,
PledgeMusic.

This is definitely a HUGE relief as Pledge Music had actually started refunding some of us early December because of stock shortage.

Let’s hope everyone will receive the exclusive items they have ordered more than 8 months ago now.

And thumbs up to the Pledge Music team – once in a while does no harm 😉 – who happened to be very attentive to fans complaints (we can tell for sure as one member of our team was among the disappointed fans who contacted them to express their dissatisfaction).

If some of you are still awaiting for some news from Pledge, drop us (or DoloreO’RiordanSpain Facebook) a word to see if we can help you reaching out to them.

 

The Cranberries in concert in Lima tonight – LIVE REPORT

December 17, 2016  |  Comments Off on The Cranberries in concert in Lima tonight – LIVE REPORT  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Here we go! The fans just entered the festival VIVO X EL ROCK and the very first pictures appeared on the internet. This post will be updated all day/night long.

tomacuaquer Instagram

The Cranberries Peru Facebook
“A unos minutos de que empieze el festival!! A esperar a The Cranberries”

angelpaladinesperez Instagram

carolina_vilca Instagram

sonidoswv Instagram

We are rock with soledad Gomez #vivoxelrock8

A post shared by Willy Vega Salerno (@sonidoswv) on

tiffrockss Instagram

Ed Sheeran Twitter

lilichalco Instagram

carlos_rh89 Instagram

Now Simple Plan.
Next Sum41 and Garbage.

Sunset during Sum41

Now Garbage

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOI7Y7CgLeY/?tagged=garbage

 

Seguimos con Garbage en el Vivo Por el Rock 8
#SomosVivoXElRock

Posted by Oxigeno on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

Garbage… Facebook Live Feed NOW!!!

 

GARBAGE II

Posted by Miguel Olave on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

OTHER SOURCE: Garbage live on Periscope

Now Papa Roach… next on “Monster stage” THE CRANBERRIES

Papa Roach is now over, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs are now playing on the other stage.
THE CRANBERRIES ARE NEXT…
Still 30/40 minutes to go.
There might be a live video feed, Periscope and/or Facebook Live.

THE CRANBERRIES LIVE:

 

#TheCranberries en el #VivoXElRock8

Posted by 3QF on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

SETLIST SO FAR:
ANALYSE
ANIMAL INSTINCT
LINGER
WHEN YOU’RE GONE
JUST MY IMAGINATION
ODE TO MY FAMILY
FREE TO DECIDE
I CAN’T BE WITH YOU
CONDUCT
DESPERATE ANDY
SCHIZOPHRENIC PLAYBOYS
SALVATION
RIDICULOUS THOUGHTS
ZOMBIE

YOU AND ME
PROMISES
DREAMS

 

Posted by Ani Carrillo on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

 

Posted by Carlos Peralta on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

 

#thecranberries #vivoxelrock8 #peru #rock

A video posted by Lisseth VL (@karina_lisseth25) on

 

PERISCOPE LINK

 

 

Cranberries en el VivoXElRock

Posted by 3QF on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

 

Posted by Carlos Peralta on Saturday, 17 December 2016

 

PERISCOPE LINK#2

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOJhfCzjMqc/?tagged=vivoxelrock8

 

PERISCOPE LINK #3

The show is now over, the band played approximately 1h20.
As announced earlier Olé Koretsky indeed did replace Dolores on guitar. What a great surprise.

THANK YOU… GOODNIGHT!

The Cranberries Press