CSPC: Cranberries Popularity Analysis


BIGGEST TRACKS – Cranberries

The list of most successful songs is compiled in album equivalent sales generated by each of them. It includes the song’s own physical singles sales with a 0,3 weighting, its download and streaming sales, and with appropriate weighting too, plus its share among sales of all albums on which it is featured.

1. 1994 – Zombie [No Need to Argue]15,370,000
2. 1993 – Linger [Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?]6,280,000
3. 1992 – Dreams [Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?]3,460,000
4. 1994 – Ode to My Family [No Need to Argue]3,220,000
5. 1996 – When You’re Gone [To the Faithful Departed]2,820,000
6. 1996 – Salvation [To the Faithful Departed]1,470,000
7. 1999 – Just My Imagination [Bury the Hatchet]1,280,000
8. 1999 – Animal Instinct [Bury the Hatchet]1,220,000
9. 1996 – Free to Decide [To the Faithful Departed]770,000
10. 1999 – Promises [Bury the Hatchet]670,000

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Roses went platinum in france. Sold 100,000 thousand copies in france alone. So i dont think it only sold 160k worlwide.

Enrique Rivas Sanchez

Any chance you can publish an update on Cranberries analysis?? I believe things have change quite a lot since Dolores passing


Can you make a heatmap, please? BTW, I’m pretty sure the band deserves more.


By the end of 2018.
How many copies Stars-the best of The Cranberries.. have sold worldwide?


He has seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, and 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10, four No. 2 and nine No. 1. For 31 consecutive years (1970–2000) he had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100.


Zombie song is big! 🙂


I heard the Cranberries were massively boycotted by british radios when their third record came out in order to promote british rock bands instead. That would explain why their sales in the UK are not that big.


Thank you very much! How much were they popular in Ireland ? I heard they sold huge amounts of records back in the day. How do they rank among Ireland’s most popular acts and singers ?


I belive the U2 and Enya must be more popular in Ireland than Cranberries. Then, I’m not sure about Van Morrison, Sinéad O’Connor, Thin Lizzy.. But of course that’s just my guess and I don’t know for sure.


Bands like Westlife, Boyzone and The Corrs are all likely to have big Irish stats too

Nuclear dolphin

Yeah, but they don’t count, right?!


I have heard that the Irish and British are very big huge fans of rock songs. I guess they must have done very well there too.


Hello. You have different numbers for the “Roses” album in the breakdown and summary pages (140k and 160k). Just thought I should point that out.