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Today, The Cranberries’ monumental third album To The Faithful Departed is reissued as a deluxe edition on vinyl and CD via Island/UMe. Originally released on April 30, 1996, the album yielded four singles including the U.S. Number One Modern Rock single “Salvation.” In this deluxe reissue, the original album has been remastered by John Davis at Metropolis. Available in its original configuration as 1LP, an expanded 2LP set, and a 3CD set (whose tracklisting the digital version mirrors), To The Faithful Departed deluxe editions contain an abundance of bonus tracks and material. The 2LP and 3CD configurations include three previously unreleased album demos recorded with Tim Palmer in Paris. The sleeve notes by Eoin Devereux includes contributions from the remaining band members as well as archived material which includes interviews with Dolores.

Selling over six million copies worldwide and reaching Number One in six countries, it became the band’s highest-charting album on the U.S. Billboard Top 200. Entertainment Weekly lavished an A- review, calling it their “best album,” saying “If the Cranberries once sounded as if they were sleepwalkers in a world gone weird, To the Faithful Departed sounds as if they’ve finally awakened” and Wall of Sound adds, “To the Faithful Departed is the group’s best album yet, due largely to its musical diversity and undeniable energy.”

The digital and 3CD set includes unreleased outtakes and early mixes of the studio album and twelve rare live tracks recorded on the band’s 1996 “Free to Decide” Tour.

 

1LP
LP1 – Side A
1.        Hollywood
2.        Salvation
3.        When You’re Gone
4.        Free To Decide
5.        War Child
6.        Forever Yellow Skies
7.        The Rebels
LP1 – Side B
1.        Just Shot John Lennon
2.         Electric Blue
3.        I’m Still Remembering
4.        Will You Remember?
5.        Joe
6.        Bosnia

2LP
LP1 – Side A
1.        Hollywood
2.        Salvation
3.        When You’re Gone
4.        Free To Decide
5.        War Child
LP1 – Side B
1.        Forever Yellow Skies
2.        The Rebels
3.        Intermission
4.        Just Shot John Lennon
5.        Electric Blue
LP2 – Side C
1.        I’m Still Remembering
2.        Will You Remember?
3.        Joe
4.        Bosnia
5.         Cordell
LP2 – Side D
1.        The Picture I View
2.        Go Your Own Way
3.        When You’re Gone (Paris demo)
4.        I Just Shot John Lennon (Paris demo
5.        Free To Decide (Paris demo)

3CD / DIGITAL
Disc One – To The Faithful Departed – Deluxe Remaster
1.        Hollywood
2.        Salvation
3.        When You’re Gone
4.        Free To Decide
5.        War Child
6.        Forever Yellow Skies
7.        The Rebels
8.        Intermission
9.        I Just Shot John Lennon
10.       Electric Blue
11.       I’m Still Remembering
12.       Will You Remember?
13.       Joe
14.       Cordell
15.       Bosnia
16.       The Picture I View
17.       Go Your Own Way

Disc Two – Unreleased Demos and Outtakes
1.        When You’re Gone (Paris demo)
2.        I Just Shot John Lennon (Paris demo)
3.        Free To Decide (Paris demo)
4.        The Rebels (Outtake)
5.        Hollywood (Outtake)
6.        Cordell (Early mix)
7.        Bosnia (Early mix)
8.        Salvation (Early mix)
9.        When You’re Gone (Early mix)
10.       Electric Blue (Early mix)
11.       Intermission (Early mix)
12.       Joe (Early mix)
13.       Free To Decide (Alternate mix)

Disc Three – 1996 Free To Decide tour
1.        Intermission + Forever Yellow Skies (Live in Toronto)
2.        Sunday (Live in Toronto)
3.        Linger (Live in Toronto)
4.        The Rebels (Live in Toronto)
5.        Waltzing Back (Live in Toronto)
6.        I Can’t Be With You (Live in Toronto)
7.        Free To Decide (Live in Detroit)
8.        Dreams (Live in Detroit)
9.        Hollywood (Live in Detroit)
10.       Zombie (Live in Detroit)
11.       Dreaming My Dreams (Live in Detroit)
12.       The Icicle Melts (Live in Detroit)
13.       Salvation (Live at Milton Keynes Bowl)

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