Label: Island Records - ICT 8048,Island Records - 524 234-4 • Format: Cassette Album Yellow shell • Country: UK & Ireland • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
To the Faithful Departed turned out to be where the Cranberries ' best intentions finally and thoroughly tripped them up. Switching producers to Bruce Fairbairn was a troubling enough move to begin with; Stephen Street 's ear for the band's dynamics was note-perfect, but Fairbairn 's work with arena-rock monsters like Aerosmith meant that on Departed everything was scaled up accordingly. The results may have been more commercial, but they took the identity of the band with it -- the opening song "Hollywood" was a sludgefest that, ironically, didn't give the band the muscular kick that propelled songs like "Zombie.
Songtitles say it all -- "War Child," "I Hollywood - The Cranberries - To The Faithful Departed Shot John Lennon," complete with cheesy gun shots, and perhaps most painfully obvious at the end, "Bosnia. Not that good songs Subway - Subway Tracks Volume Two and haven't been written on these subjects, of course, but O'Riordanlacking a truly individual or unique take on them, is not the person to be writing them.
Or singing them -- her wails and yelps now run rampant, being less voice-as-instrument as it is signature calling card to be employed throughout. There are bright points -- every so often Hogan 's guitar comes through at its best, and My Friend Stan - Slade - Wall Of Hits the retro-'50s finger-snapping "When You're Gone" and the nicely arranged "Electric Blue.
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date April 30, Recording Date November, - December, Track Listing.
The Cranberries. When You're Gone. Free to Decide. War Child. Forever Yellow Skies. Noel Hogan. The Rebels. I Just Shot John Lennon. Electric Blue. I'm Still Remembering. Will You Remember? Forever Yellow Skies Noel Hogan. The Rebels Noel Hogan. I'm Still Remembering Noel Hogan.
Allegro Molto - Theo Olof, Gérard van Blerk - Theo Olof - Gerard van Blerk, Filthy Seed - Hellmouth - Oblivion, All Eject - Portable - Version, Charleston 87 - Armando Trovaioli / Enrico Montesano - Se Il Tempo Fosse Un Gambero, Σκοτεινά Σκαλοπάτια - Ηχητική Απειλή - Ηχητική Απειλή