The Cranberries are an Irish rock band who formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consisted of vocalist Dolores O'Riordan (06 September 1971 – 15 January 2018), guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler. Although widely associated with alternative rock, the band's sound also incorporates indie pop, post-punk, Irish folk and pop rock elements. The Cranberries rose to international fame in the 1990s with their debut album, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?, which became a commercial success. The group was one of the most successful rock acts of the '90s and sold over 40 million albums worldwide. In early 2010, after a six-year hiatus, The Cranberries reunited and began a North American tour, followed by shows in Latin America and Europe.
Links To Peel
Peel first played tracks from the band in 1991 when the group released their debut single on the Xeric label. The Cranberries were invited to do a session for Peel's show, which was first broadcast on 16th February 1992, but after the band achieved success, he rarely played any tracks from them.
All tracks available on Everybody Else Is Doing It, 25th anniversary edition. 2018. (UMG 6750566).
- Waltzing Back / Linger / Want / I Will Always
Other Shows Played
- 09 November 1991: Uncertain (12") Xeric
- 30 November 1991: Them (12" - Uncertain) Xeric
- 02 December 1991 (Ö3): 'Them (12 inch-Uncertain)' (Xeric)
- 20 September 1992 (BFBS): Dreams (7") Island
- 17 October 1992: Dreams (7") Island
- 31 October 1992: Dreams (12") Island 12 IS 548
- 01 November 1992 (BFBS): Dreams (7") Island