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The Cranberries
Background information
Origin Ballybricken, Limerick, Ireland
Genres Alternative rock, pop rock, folk rock, jangle pop, celtic rock
Years active 1989–2003; 2009–present
Labels Xeric, Island, Universal Music Group, Downtown Records, Cooking Vinyl
Members
Noel Hogan
Mike Hogan
Fergal Lawler
Dolores O'Riordan
Past members
Niall Quinn

The Cranberries are a Irish rock band. They are from Limerick, Republic of Ireland. The band was formed in 1989 as The Cranberry Saw Us. They became famous around the world with their album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?. In 2003 they broke up. In 2009 they got back together. In 2012 they released their sixth studio album, Roses.

On 15 January 2018, lead singer Dolores O'Riordan died in a London hotel room. The Cranberries confirmed in September 2018 that they will not be continuing as a band. They said that they will release their final album In the End in 2019 and disband after that. Noel Hogan stated: “the Cranberries was the four of us. We don’t want to do this without Dolores. So we’re going to leave it after this.”

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