Streams and sales of The Cranberries are surging on Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon

01-16 20:38

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When the singer of one of your favourite bands passes away, many of us do the only thing we can do: we listen to their music.

After news broke of The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death , sales and streams of the band's catalogue have skyrocketed on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes. 

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The Irish rock band are up 900K percent in Amazon music sales since Monday, 15 January, compared with sales from the previous week. 

A spokesperson for Spotify told Mashable that streams of The Cranberries' catalogue have increased by 992 percent. 

"'90s hit singles 'Zombie' and 'Linger' were amongst the tracks that saw the biggest surge in streams, receiving a 320 percent and 664 percent increase in streams respectively," the Spotify spokesperson added.

On iTunes, The Cranberries' "Greatest Hits" shot to the number two position in the iTunes charts, with the band's 1994 album "No Need to Argue" surging to the number 5. Three of the band's iconic singles—"Linger," "Zombie," and "Dreams— rose to iTunes' songs top 10 chart.

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