Anything (The Cranberries demo)

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Anything
Anything cover.jpg
EP by The Cranberry Saw Us
Released January 1990
Recorded 7 January 1990, Xeric Studios, Limerick, Ireland
Genre Alternative rock
Length 14:16
Label self-released
Producer Pearse Gilmore
The Cranberry Saw Us chronology
Anything
(1990)
Water Circle
(1990)

Anything is the first demo EP of the Irish band The Cranberry Saw Us, later known as The Cranberries. It was self-released in cassette format.[1] This is the only release to feature the original singer Niall Quinn. By their next release, Water Circle, Niall Quinn had been replaced by Dolores O'Riordan as lead vocalist and primary songwriter.

Guitarist Noel Hogan designed the cover art. He made an error in the band's name, spelling it "The Cranbery Saw Us" on both the cover and the liner notes.[2] The liner notes show the original sale price was £2.00 and overwritten with £2.50. There are no surnames mentioned in the liner notes.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Throw Me Down a Big Stairs" (N Quinn, M Smyth)
  2. "How's It Going To Bleed" (N Hogan, N Quinn)
  3. "Storm In a Teacup" (N Quinn)
  4. "Good Morning God" (N Quinn)

Personnel[edit]

  • The Cranberry Saw Us
    • Niall Quinn - Vocals, Guitar
    • Noel Hogan - Guitar, Vocals
    • Mike Hogan - Bass
    • Fergal Lawler - Drums
  • Additional Personnel
    • Jim - Keyboards
    • Andy - Harmonica
    • Morgan - Accordion
    • Claire - Violin

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zombieguide's Complete Cranberries Discography: Early Material". Zombieguide.com. 1990-01-07. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  2. ^ "The Cranberries & Dolores O'Riordan Russian Fan-Site". The-cranberries.ru. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  3. ^ full sleeve cover art