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the DVD that show the legend- ary rockers in all their glory. The Cranberries recently re- leased Something Else, a new re- cord featuring re-worked rendi- tions of their best-known songs along with brand new material. Cranberry classics such as “Lin- ger,” the still haunting “Zombie,” “Dreams,” and “Ode To My Fam- ily” have been revised in acous- tic and orchestral arrangements. Something Else is also a celebra- tion of the band’s 25th anni- versary. The 13-track CD opens with “Linger.” Singer-songwriter Dolores O’ Riordan recalls “It was the first song The Cranber- ries ever wrote together. I was 17, and the youngest member of the band was 15 at the time. We never imagined it’d be such a big hit, but soon us teenag- ers found ourselves on our first flight to the United States to shoot the video in Downtown LA. That video would introduce us to American households, in the good old days of MTV! The bittersweet love song still holds The Next Generation of Rock Radio Listen online at 90.5thenight.org Listen online at 90.5thenight.org NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 6 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 39