New Merchandise!!

August 21, 1999  |  Comments Off on New Merchandise!!  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

I am a man of my word.. so on with the new stuf!!

Listed below are pics and prices, along with descriptions of the new merchandise sold at the current Loud and Clear Tour.

Items I purchased:

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Tour T-Shirt (w/ AI Cup on cover)
Price: $27 (US)
Description: Navy blue T-shirt with the Animal Instinct cover on the front. On the back, it has a small logo near the top, “Mustang’s Rhythm On the Road Tour” in pink.

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Loud and Clear Tour US Handbill
Price: FREE to concertgoers
Description: A flyer listing all the tour dates in America, along with an ad for “Just My Imagination” (which strangely enough says is now available at retail stores)

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Bury the Hatchet Pin/Badge
Price: $9 (US)
Description: Small black and silver pin…

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Loud and Clear World Tour Program
Price: $15 (US)
Description: If you’re having a hard time deciding what to pick up with just a few bucks, I highly recommend this program. It comes with a black envelope with glossy black lettering and design on it and (didn’t scan too well..). Included is a 20-page or so program featuring discgrapy, triva (hard even for me!), and some articles.. not to mention lots of current pictures. Also inside are four postcards.. one for the album and each single (*hint hint* — see news below)

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Tour Poster
Price: $10 (US)
Description: It’s a poster.. pictures speak louder than words.

Items not purchased by me:

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Tour shirt from First Leg
Price: $27
Description: Looks like they had some of these left over.. they can be ordered from cranberriesstore.com.

Animal Instinct T-Shirt
Price: $27 (US)
Description: A forest green shirt. On the front is a circular picture of the band with “Animal Instinct” written beneath.

Women’s T-Shirt
Price: $27 (US)
Description: A shirt for the ladies. It’s white with a small pic of the Promises bear burning on the front.

BTH Golf Shirt
Price: $50 (US)
Description: An olive green golf shirt. On the front near the pocket area is the eye sewn in with “The Cranberries” and “Loud and Clear Tour” stitched above and below respectively.

BTH Mousepad
Price: $22 (US)
Description: I shoulda got this! Its a moving mouspad (like those Baseball cards from the 80’s). The eyeball bobs up and down while the man stares at it when you look at it from different directions.

Promises T-Shirt
Price: $27 (US)
Description: Smoking bear on the back.. non-smoking bear on the front. Navy T-Shirt.

Other stuff:
Earplugs — $2
Binoculars — $8-$12

Source: EXCLUSIVE!!!

And in other news…

August 21, 1999  |  Comments Off on And in other news…  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

“Just My Imagination” Promo CD Pic

I finally got a scan of the “Just My Imagination” promo CD. Very plain.. not cover art. Take a look:

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Source: eBay (www.ebay.com)

JMI Single Cover??

Now here’s where the speculation comes in. I think that the following image will be the cover for “Just My Imagination”:

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Now why do I think this, you ask? As you can probably see, this is a pic from the postcards included with the program. NOW, each one of those postcards has coverart on them. On the back of each postcard, it says what the name of the CD it is that that art if from (Ex: Postcard with burning bear says “The Cranberries : Promises” on the back). On the last postcard with this image, it says “The Cranberries : Just My Imagination”. Judge for yourself.

Source: Exclusive!

News – August 20, 1999

August 20, 1999  |  Comments Off on News – August 20, 1999  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Ok, sorry for not saying anything.. I went on a trip for a week, but then went on special assignment for you people! I went to the show in Manassas, VA yesterday (just got home). Anyway, I’m quite busy at the moment, but when I get some time (probably not til tomorrow!) I’ll have lots of news for you stright from the show including scans of:

-Animal Instinct T-Shirt
-Tour Handbill
-Tour Program

and lots more! (Not to mention price tags for all the stuff!)

News from the Horse’s Mouth

August 9, 1999  |  Comments Off on News from the Horse’s Mouth  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

From the official page:

“August 9th 1999

Hi there, how’s it going?
We are back in the USA again. We kicked off our new leg of the “Loud and Clear” tour in Tampa, Florida two days ago. It was great to play again after our eight week break, and we weren’t too rusty (I think!!?).

We have changed our set list quite a bit since the last tour. Dolores asked us if we would be up for trying “God Be With You Ireland”, the song she wrote for a movie (The Devil’s Own). It sounds very powerful so I think it will be a permanent resident in the set for a while.

We did a video for “Just My Imagination” in Dublin just before we came over here it will be released (only in America) in a couple of weeks. I’ll see if I can put it up here for you.

O.K.,. that’s about it , I’ll talk to you soon,
All the best,

Fergal.”

Hmmm… Just My Imagination will be a US-only release? Sounds like it to me! Cool!

I wonder what the video’s concept or director is? They may have stuck to Olivier Dahan again.

That’s the news for now.

Source: The Cranberries Official International Homepage (www.cranberries.ie)

New Tour Setlist

August 8, 1999  |  Comments Off on New Tour Setlist  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Ok, Ok, I got the setlist from the Flordia show.. Check it out!!

God Be With You
Promises
Animal Instinct
Ode To My Family
Sunday
Linger
Wanted
Salvation
Go Your Own Way
Pretty
You And Me
Daffodil Lament
I Can’t Be With You
Waltzing Back
Zombie
Ridiculous Thoughts

Encore:
Dying In The Sun
Shattered
Just My Imagination
Liar
Dreams

ALRIGHT!! They’ll be doing “Go Your Own Way”, “God Be With You”, “Dying In the Sun”, and “Just My Imagination” this tour — all of which were not previously done live. Wow. Glad I got something to look forward to..

New BTH Ad

August 7, 1999  |  Comments Off on New BTH Ad  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Hey, check out this new Bury the Hatchet ad I dug up..

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As you can see, it shows the infamous BTH “Red Room” shot, while down at the bottom, the ad boasts all the new awards that the album has received… interesting. Anyway, this is what’s known as a “Trade Ad” and is passed around to those in the music industry and is not available to the public.

Source: eBay (www.ebay.com)

HOT NEWS!!

August 6, 1999  |  Comments Off on HOT NEWS!!  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Don’t let this stuff burn a hole in your monitor!

The Cranberries Guest Star on “Charmed”

The Cranberries will appear on November 4th as guests on the TV show “Charmed”. “Charmed” is a TV show aired on the WB network worldwide and also airs on CTV in Candada.

Source: Wall of Sound (www.wallofsound.com)

Dolores to Spot on Calvin Klein 2000 Campaign

August 6, 1999  |  Comments Off on Dolores to Spot on Calvin Klein 2000 Campaign  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer for the Cranberries will appear in the 2000 Campaign ads for the ultra-hot clothing designer, Calvin Klein. (WOW! Can’t wait to see the results of that photo shoot!!)

Also, here are some excerpts from that press release:

“You’re working and you’re working, and every day it’s just so busy,” she [Dolores] explains. “I guess that’s how you get to be such a successful person, but then you lose touch with so many other things. I think you get to a point whereupon you kind of realize having a balance in life, having friends and having family, is
better.”

Source: Wall of Sound (www.wallofsound.com)

New Quote

August 6, 1999  |  Comments Off on New Quote  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

This new quote was featured in a Yahoo! new article:

“When you have kids, it’s almost like a natural step in life that you come to an awareness that ‘I’m not going to burn myself out anymore.’ … You get a little bit more focus on the really important things in life, you know?”

— singer DOLORES O’RIORDAN of the Irish rock group THE CRANBERRIES, on her newfound experience as a mother.

Source: Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com)

New Soundtrack

August 6, 1999  |  Comments Off on New Soundtrack  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

The Berries will be featured on an upcoming movie, “Another City, Not My Own”. The movie itself is based on a book by Dominick Dunne and and it is directed by Robert Altman. The soundtrack will be released this year sometime, but the exact date or song is unkown.

Source: The Cranberries Gazette (http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/deadhead/454), Amazon (www.amazon.com)

Thanks to Vance (VPegado@aol.com) for submissions for today’s news!

MuchMusic TV Appearences

August 4, 1999  |  Comments Off on MuchMusic TV Appearences  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Ok, now I’m gonna update on August 4th for REAL now 🙂

Two shows featuring the Berries are lined up to air this month.

Tuesday, August 10th, 9 PM EST — “The New Music” is rerunning a recent interview with Dolores and Feargal (I would presume the one that orignally ran Janurary 15th)

Thursday, August 19th — The Cranberries will be featred on “MuchMusic Spotlight” – a show playing music videos of highlighted bands.

TV Commercials

August 3, 1999  |  Comments Off on TV Commercials  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

This page was updated yesterday, but appearently, the updates didn’t save. Well, then it looks like you get a big batch of news!

TV commercials are currently running in the New York area for the Jones Beach concert this month. The commercial includes video clips of Dreams, Promises, and other videos. But the most interesting part of the commecial is professional video footage of the Hamburg Germany concert from this year.

Source: The Cranberries Newsgroup (alt.music.cranberries)

New T-Shirt

August 3, 1999  |  Comments Off on New T-Shirt  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

I *finally* got ahold of a scan of a new BTH tour shirt! Interestingly enough, this is actually a crew shirt. Check it out!

Source: eBay (www.ebay.com)

Limited Edition AI Single

August 3, 1999  |  Comments Off on Limited Edition AI Single  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

A limited production of “Animal Instinct” is scheduled to hit stores August 24th in France. The single will inlcude the following bonus tracks:

Dreams (Nobel Concert ’98)
Linger (Nobel Concert ’98)
Zombie (Tipperary ’94)

Source: The Cranberries Gazette (www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/deadhead/454)

JMI Release Date

August 3, 1999  |  Comments Off on JMI Release Date  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

“Just My Imagination” has finally been given a release date. According to Mercury Records in Germany, the single will be released on September 20th. No track listing or cover art available yet..

Source: Mercury Records, Germany (www.mercuryrecords.de)

Dolores Plans for the Future

August 3, 1999  |  Comments Off on Dolores Plans for the Future  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Dolores recently told British press about her plans later in life — to start a foundation for abused children.

“Warped things do happen in Ireland and what they used to do to children was terrible. It wasn’t just the Church, it was the beatings in school, too. But I was very lucky. I was never abused as a child. I have a very lovely upbringing,” Dolores told London magazine, Metro. She later goes on to say, “Why would anyone want to screw a child? When my little boy falls and hurts himself he cries and looks at you to take away the pain. And you feel awful if you can’t.”

She also told Hot-Press (on the issure of child abusers), “It’s the worst crime. I think they should be castrated. I just think that people who sexually abuse children get off too easily. They get back after a couple of weeks because, ‘Oh, he’s psychologically ill.’ Which I can understand, but then people get thrown in the can for eight years for smoking dope or something. I think the system is kind of weird that way. It hammers people wo are doing harmless things while these perverts, these paedophiles, are shown leniency.”

Source: Hot-Press Magazine, Metro magazine

JMI Radio Airplay

July 26, 1999  |  Comments Off on JMI Radio Airplay  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Well, it seems that “Just My Imagination” is getting some decent airplay around the world.

Many people have heard it playing on stations they didn’t hear “Promises” or “Animal Instinct” played once, so maybe this single will do more success than the preceding ones.

Source: The Cranberries Newsgroup (alt.music.cranberries)

Hard Rock Live Date

July 25, 1999  |  Comments Off on Hard Rock Live Date  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Recent cable guides have listed the Cranberries’s “Hard Rock Live” performance for August 21st at Midnight (probably EST). The show will be aired on the MTV-for-adults, VH-1.

I would take this information as accurate, so mark you calenders!

Source: The Ridiculous Thoughts Mailing List (cranslist@smoe.org)

More Webcasts Announced for Loud and Clear Tour

July 23, 1999  |  Comments Off on More Webcasts Announced for Loud and Clear Tour  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Check this out from the Walzing Back homepage:

“LaunchLive and IPIX images are going to make it possible to see The Cranberries live in concert via the internet while they are touring this summer. IPIX images has develloped [developed] a new technology that enables web-surfers to see imersive 360 degree videos. Their isn’t a lot of information released about this yet but I do know that you will need a Pentium 3 processor, a version 4 of Internet Explorer or Netscape, an Internet connection and a free membership from LaunchLive available here.”

You’ll need to go to www.launclive.com for the free membership.

Well, sounds cool!

Source: Waltzing Back homepage (http://pages.infinit.net/fluo1)

New TV Performance Booked

July 23, 1999  |  Comments Off on New TV Performance Booked  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries have booked a new upcoming TV peformance.

The Cranberries are scheduled to perform “Just My Imagination” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on September 15th — the night before the LA concert.

Thanks to Hadi Izadi (hadi@interchange.ubc.ca) for the news tip!

JMI Promo singles Released!

July 22, 1999  |  Comments Off on JMI Promo singles Released!  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Wow! No sooner do I put the below news up, something new comes along.

Promo Singles for “Just My Imagination” have been made and released to radio stations. There is only one track.. (No “alternate mix” goodies)

As soon as I get a scan of the new promo, I’ll try to have it up right here for ya!

Source: eBay (http://www.ebay.com)

Non-singles do well on Foreign Charts

July 22, 1999  |  Comments Off on Non-singles do well on Foreign Charts  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

Well, alot of people think that BTH is the Cranberries’s most single-ready album and here are some interesting stats to prove it:

“What’s On My Mind” is currenlty #12 on French charts
“Shattered” is *still* #6 on Japanese charts

Now, I love “What’s On My Mind” (my favorite off the new album) but ranking it on a national chart without it being a single?! That says something.

Source: The Cranberries Gazette (http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/deadhead/454)

April Fools Comes Late This Year

July 20, 1999  |  Comments Off on April Fools Comes Late This Year  |  by Zombieguide Archives  |  The Cranberries

You know, it seemed fishy to me from day one. The song “Alone” that has been passed around the net in MP3 and by collectors on tape, is a ruse (aka fake, forgery, lie.. you get the point). In fact, the CD called “The Great Irish Instrumental Songs” does not exist either… along with the tale about Pearce Gilmore selling the song. This was all a semi-well-done hoax put on by one member of the Yesterday’s Gone Page en espanol. The version of the song “Alone” that you may or may not have heard was actually a Stone Temple Pilots song titled “Press Play”.
This was all posted on a very long editorial on the respective page within the past two days. This does not mean that all info. from YGP is illegitimate, as the site has three webmasters. The site does have contacts with Pearce Gilmore, but the information given by the one bad apple that pulled all this on is is false.
From now on, the page will confirm any news posted on its site.

And the US Fans Rejoiced.

Wahooo! Straight from the official page.. read!

“Hi there,
Well I just got back from Italy where I spent three weeks relaxing with my wife. Dolores was in Canada for a few weeks with her husband and son; Noel and his wife went to the Caribbean and Mike and his wife were in Portugal. Everyone had a great time and the “batteries are recharged”.
Our tour manager is getting married in a few days so that should be a good day out. We have decided to release “Just My Imagination” in the U.S.A., so we will be doing the video for that at the end of this month, and then we go to Florida to rehearse for a week before we begin our U.S. Tour. That’s about it I’m afraid (I’m so boring aren’t I ?). Talk to you soon,
All the best,
Fergal.”

So “Just My Imagination” WILL be the next singe (Ok, I was wrong) and best of all — A US release!!

Source: The Cranberries Official International Homepage (http://www.cranberries.ie)

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