Hogan Explains Cranberries Hit ‘Zombie’ Isn’t Political

Doug Elfman of the Las Vegas Review Journal spoke with Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan who explains that the group’s biggest hit ‘Zombie’, is not a political statement, rather than as what it is: a true story about a tragic Irish feud. “People go, `You used to be a political band, and now you’re not.’ And we never were,” he says. “We’ve done interviews to try to put the record straight, but …” He understands though, because he’s misheard other artists’ lines, too. “We’ve all done it, when you can’t make out the lyrics exactly,” he says. “You’re driving in your car, singing your own lyrics.” The full story at Reviewjournal.com has since been removed.

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