Irish alt-rockers The Cranberries are back. The band just dropped a new album titled Something Else, where they revisit classics through stripped acoustic renditions along with sweeping orchestral additions.
The Cranberries also just announced an upcoming tour, in which they’ll perform these new arrangements alongside a string quartet. And if there’s one thing I know for sure in this life, it’s that adding string quartets is never a bad thing. Only added awesomeness awaits. Continue reading →
1941 – The world’s first commercial FM radio station, Nashville’s W47NV, begins broadcasting.
1959 – The first Grammy Awards are held. Domenico Modugno’s “Volare” wins Record of the Year; Henry Mancini’s Peter Gunn wins Album of the Year, and The Champs’ “Tequila” wins Best R&B Performance.
The Cranberries released their first new album in eleven year, Roses, in February and are currently on a short North American tour that began last night in New York. The band play the Electric Factory tomorrow night. Go herefor tickets and more information. Below, in exchange for your e-mail address, you can download “Show Me” from the band’s recent album.