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Last updated: 2018-01-18 | Eva C Levy
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The Cranberries made a great contribution to Irish music.

Like U2 and Enya, they led Irish music to the world with their music.

Peope were shocked by the death of Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries lead singer.

She died suddenly at the age of 46.

In memory of O’Riordan,

I would like to review the top 10 The Cranberries songs.

Her instantly recognizable voice will always keep in our mind.

May she rest in peace and love.

Top 10 Songs of The Cranberries

The Cranberries is a rock band formed in 1989, Limerick, Ireland. The band is consisted of 4 members, Dolores O'Riordan (lead singer), Noel Hogan (guitarist), Mike Hogan (bassist), and Fergal Lawler (drummer).

The Cranberries has released 7 studio albums and 22 singles. They sold more than 40 million records worldwide! Today, I’m going to share top 10 The Cranberries songs of all time. In addition, by clicking the link below each song, you can enjoy free downloading and offline listening.

1. Zombie

“In your head, in your head, they are fighting
With their tanks, and their bombs
And their bombs, and their guns
In your head, in your head they are crying”

Zombie was written by the band’s lead singer Dolores O’Riordan in 1994. Dolores O’Riodran wrote this song in memory of 2 boys, Jonathan Ball and Tim Parry. They were killed in the IRA bombing in Warrington of 1993.

Zombie won the Best Song at the 1995 MTV Europe Music Awards. In addition, it was counted as one of the most popular songs of the Cranberries, which have been viewed over 660 million times on YouTube.

2. Linger

“But I'm in so deep
You know I'm such a fool for you
You've got me wrapped around your finger”

Linger was composed by Dolores O’Riordan and Noel Hogan. It was released in 23 February 1993. This song was about O’Riordan’s first serious kiss.

Linger remained in the Billboard Hot 100 for 24 weeks, and it also peaked at other charts like Republic of Ireland and the 1993 Triple J Hottest 100. Besides, this song was covered by many celebrities like Kelly Clarkson, Screeching Weasel, Beelzebubs, Estranged, etc. You definitely should listen to it!

3. Dreams

“Oh my life, is changing everyday
In every possible way
And oh my dreams, it's never quite as it seems
Cause you're a dream to me”

Dreams was released in 1992, which is from the album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? O’Riordan’s ex-boyfriend, Mike Mahoney, also sung the backing vocals for the song.

Dreams reached the Top 15 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay and the Top 30 on the UK charts. Besides, Ingrid Straumstøyl, lead singer of Dario G also has covered the song as Dream to Me in 2001. This cover version also achieved good results in various charts.

4. Ode to My Family

“Understand what I've
It wasn't my design
And people everywhere think
Something better than I am”

Ode to My Family is a single from the album No Need to Argue, which was released in 1994. It describes how Dolores was eager to have a simple life after having achieved success.

This song reached No.4 in France and No.5 in Australia. Besides, Samuel Bayer, who once directed Zombie, also directed this single' music video. This music video was presented in black-and-white. You should have a look.

5. Promises

“You'd better believe I'm coming
You'd better believe what I say
You'd better hold on to your promises, because
You bet you'll get what you deserve”

Promises is the 1st single from the album Bury the Hatchet. It was released in 1999. This single is mainly about divorce. Therefore, it was presented with a heavy rock beat with strident lead guitar.

Promises was topped both in the US and the UK charts. It reached No. 13 at the UK Top 40 Hit, while it was also their last hit on that chart.

6. Salvation

“To all those people doing lines
Don't do it, don't do it
Inject your soul with liberty
It's free, it's free”

Salvation is a single from their 3rd studio album, To the Faithful Departed (1996). The subject of this single is drug abuse, and how to overcome drug addiction.

This single achieved good results. It topped No.1 on Billboard Modern Rock Chart for 4 weeks, and it also peaked at No.13 in the UK chart. Besides, it also has many cover versions from other artists like Earthsuit, Senses Fail, Prayer For Cleansing, Silent Majority and Dylan Sizemore.

7. When You’re Gone

“And in the day
Everything's complex
There's nothing simple
When I'm not around you”

When You’re Gone is a single from their album To the Faithful Departed, which was released in 1996. Karen Bellone directed the music radio, and it was released at the end of 1996.

8. Just My Imagination

“There was a game we used to play
We would hit the town on Friday night
Stay in bed until Sunday
We used to be so free
We were living for the love we had
Living not for reality”

Just My Imagination is an acoustic pop song from their 4th album, Bury the Hatchet (1999). In addition, this song was featured in the season 2 Charmed episode She’s a Man, Baby, a Man!

9. Animal Instinct

“Suddenly something has happened to me
As I was having my cup of tea
Suddenly I was feeling depressed
I was utterly and totally stressed”

Animal Instinct is an alternative rock song. It is a single from the album Bury the Hatchet, released in 1999. It talks about motherhood. However, this song missed the UK Top 40, which only charted at No. 54.

10. Ridiculous Thoughts

“I feel alright
And I cried so hard the
Ridiculous thoughts ahah how
I feel alright alright alright alright”

Ridiculous Thoughts is a single from their 2nd album, No Need to Argue (1995). It was written by Dolores O'Riordan and Noel Hogan. This song was about O'Riordan problems with British press and journalists. Besides, Ridiculous Thoughts reached No.23 in Ireland and it also achieved some success in the US and UK.

I just gave a simple introduction to the 10 new songs of 2018, but actually, there are still some new singles I haven’t mentioned, so you can just keep browsing the following new songs of 2018.
You can stream it online or download it offline, it’s all up to you!

The Cranberries Discography

No. Title Release
1 Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? 1 March 1993
2 No Need To Argue 3 October 1994
3 To The Faithful Departed 30 April 1996
4 Bury The Hatchet 19 April 1999
5 Wake Up And Smell The Coffee 22 October 2001
6 Roses 22 February 2012
7 Something Else 28 April 2017

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

1) I 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

Bonus Tracks (Complete Sessions Edition):

1) Reason
2) Them
3) What You Were
4) Liar
5) Pretty
6) How

2. No Need To Argue

1) Ode to My Family
2) I Can't Be with You
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) Yeat’s Grave
12) Daffodil Lament
13) No Need to Argue

Bonus Tracks (Complete Sessions Edition):

1) Away
2) I Don't Need
3) (They Long to Be) Close to You
4) So Cold in Ireland

3. To The Faithful Departed

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

Bonus Tracks (Complete Sessions Edition):

1) The Picture I View
2) Ave Maria (Luciano Pavarotti with Dolores O'Riordan, live)
3) Go Your Own Way
4) God Be with You (Dolores O'Riordan solo)

4. Bury The Hatchet

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

Bonus Tracks (Complete Sessions Edition):

1) Baby Blues
2) Sweetest Thing
3) Woman Without Pride
4) Such a Shame
5) Paparazzi on Moped

5. Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

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

6. Roses

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

7. Something Else

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

While I guess some of you would prefer to download a playlist at a time, right? In this way, I will suggest AnyMusic for you. Via AnyMusic, you are allowed to download full album for free. I’m going to show you how as follow.

For instance, I want to download complete album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We.

Step 1: I just need to copy and paste the YouTube link of this playlist to AnyMusic.

YouTube Playlist

Step 2: Click “all” and I can download full albums with ease.

AnyMusic

More Information

● The Cranberries official website: http://www.cranberries.com/site

● The Cranberries Facebook: @TheCranberries

● The Cranberries Twitter: @The_Cranberries
The Cranberries Instagram: @TheCranberries

● The Cranberries official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF9i903aeMcvcapmP1bS1oA

● The Cranberries Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cranberries

Conclusion

The above are my sharing about The Cranberries.

Mine favorite song of The Cranberries is Linger.

What about yours? Would you like to share with me?

Just a reminder, you can easily Free download Cranberries songs by clicking the link below each song.

Besides, you can also batch download any The Cranberries YouTube playlist via AnyMusic!

AnyMusic also features music converter and mp3 cutter. You definitely don’t want to miss this multifunctional application.

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