The Cranberries

Ode to My Family


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

The Cranberries are an Irish rock band who formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consists of vocalist Dolores O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler.
The Cranberries rose to international fame in the 1990s with their debut album, "Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?". More successful albums followed, "No Need to Argue", "To the Faithful Departed" and "Bury the Hatchet". Top 20 singles on the Modern Rock Tracks chart include "Linger", "Dreams", "Zombie", "Ode to My Family", "Ridiculous Thoughts", "Salvation", "Free to Decide" and "Promises".
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.[3][4] The band recorded their sixth album Roses in May 2011, and released it on 27 February 2012.

Sources: wikipedia and the official web-site

Band Members:

Dolores O'Riordan: Vocals, keyboard and guitar. Born 6 September 1971

Noel Hogan: Guiarist. Born 25 December 1971,

Mike Hogan: Bass

Fergal Lawler: Drums.



Discography:


1. Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? - Island 1993

Tracks:
1. Still Do / 2. Dreams / 3. Sunday / 4. Pretty / 5. Waltzing Back / 6. Not Sorry / 7. Linger / 8. Wanted / 9. Still Can't... / 10. I Will Always / 11. How / 12. Put Me Down 3:32
Rating : 7


2. No Need to Argue - Island 1994

Tracks:
1. Ode to My Family / 2. I Can't Be With / 3. Twenty One / 4. Zombie / 5. Empty / 6. Everything I Said / 7. The Icicle Melts / 8. Disappointment / 9. Ridiculous Thoughts / 10. Dreaming My Dreams / 11. Yeats' Grave / 12. Daffodil Lament / 13. No Need to Argue
Rating : 7


3. To the Faithful Departed - Island 1996

Tracks:
1. Hollywood / 2. Salvation / 3. When You're Gone / 4. Free to Decide / 5. War Child / 6. Forever Yellow Skies / 7. The Rebels / 8. I Just Shot John Lennon / 9. Electric Blue / 10. I'm Still Remembering / 11. Will You Remember? / 12. Joe / 13. Bosnia
Rating : 7


4. Bury the Hatchet - Island 1999

Tracks:
1. Animal Instinct / 2. Loud and Clear / 3. Promises / 4. You and Me / 5. Just My Imagination / 6. Shattered / 7. Desperate Andy / 8. Saving Grace / 9. Copycat / 10. What's on My Mind / 11. Delilah / 12. Fee Fi Fo / 13. Dying in the Sun / 14. Sorry Son
Rating :


5. Wake Up and Smell the Coffee - Island 2001

Tracks:
1. Never Grow Old / 2. Analyse / 3. Time Is Ticking Out / 4. Dying Inside / 5. This Is the Day / 6. The Concept / 7. Wake Up and Smell the Coffee / 8. Pretty Eyes / 9. I Really Hope / 10. Every Morning / 11. Do You Know / 12. Carry On / 13. Chocolate Brown / 14. Cape Town
Rating :


6. Roses - Downtown 2012

Tracks:
1. Conduct / 2. Tomorrow / 3. Fire & Soul / 4. Raining in My Heart / 5. Losing My Mind / 6. Schizophrenic Playboys / 7. Waiting in Walthamstow / 8. Show Me / 9. Astral Projections / 10. So Good / 11. Roses
Rating :


7. Something Else - BMG Rights Management 2017

Tracks:
1. Linger / 2. The Glory / 3. Dreams / 4. When You're Gone / 5. Zombie / 6. Ridiculous Thoughts / 7. Rupture / 8. Ode to My Family / 9. Free to Decide / 10. Just My Imagination / 11. Animal Instinct / 12. You & Me / 13. Why
Rating :


Essential Albums!

Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - November 4 - 2016

313 Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? - 1993
384 No Need to Argue - 1994
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November 4 - 2016 - "rateyourmusic.com"


My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation:


1. Dreams ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Everybody Else is Doing it
2. Ode to My Family ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) No Need to Argue
3. Just My Imagination ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Bury the Hatchet
4. Zombie ( O'Riordan ) No Need to Argue
5. Dreaming my Dreams ( O'Riordan ) No Need to Argue
6. Analyse ( O'Riordan ) Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
7. Conduct ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses
8. Linger ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Everybody Else is Doing it
9. I Can't Be With You ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) No Need to Argue
10. Stars ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Stars
11. Hollywood( O'Riordan ) To the Faithful Departed
12. Animal Instinct ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Bury the Hatchet
13. Time is Ticking Out ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
14. Tomorrow ( O'Riordan ) Roses
15. Not Sorry( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Everybody Else is Doing it
16. Promises ( O'Riordan ) Bury the Hatchet
17. Fire and Soul ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses
18. Raining in My Heart ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses
19. You and Me ( O'Riordan ) Bury the Hatchet
20. Wanted ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Everybody Else is Doing it
21. Losing ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses
22. Waiting in Walthamstow ( O'Riordan ) Roses
23. Astral Projections ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses
24. So Good ( O'Riordan ) Roses
25. Roses ( O'Riordan/Hogan ) Roses

LINKS:

The Official Cranberries


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