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Stars (The Cranberries song)

Stars: The Best of 1992–2002
The Cranberries
Released 16 September 2002
Recorded 1992–2002
Genre Alternative rock
Length 77:05
Label Island
Producer Stephen Street, Bruce Fairbairn, The Cranberries and Benedict Fenner
The Cranberries compilations chronology

Treasure Box – The Complete Sessions 1991–1999
Stars: The Best of 1992–2002
Singles from Stars: The Best of 1992-2002
  1. "Stars"
    Released: October 7, 2002
  2. "Daffodil Lament/New New York (promo)"
    Released: 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Stars is a compilation album and DVD from the Irish band The Cranberries. Some of the tracks on the CD are different versions of the songs provided in earlier albums. The CD also contains two new tracks: "New New York" and "Stars".


Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Dreams" (Edit) 4:15
2. "Linger"   4:34
3. "Zombie"   5:07
4. "Ode to My Family"   4:31
5. "I Can't Be with You"   3:07
6. "Ridiculous Thoughts" (Radio edit) 3:36
7. "Salvation"   2:24
8. "Free to Decide" (Alternate mix edit) 3:23
9. "When You're Gone" (Edit) 3:52
10. "Hollywood" (Edit) 4:19
11. "Promises" (Radio edit) 3:32
12. "Animal Instinct"   3:32
13. "Just My Imagination" (Edit) 3:13
14. "You and Me" (Edit) 3:17
15. "Analyse"   4:06
16. "Time Is Ticking Out"   3:01
17. "This is the Day"   4:15
18. "Daffodil Lament" (Bonus track - #1 non-single as voted by the fans) 6:06
19. "New New York" (Previously unreleased) 4:09
20. "Stars" (Previously unreleased) 3:31
Total length:

The limited edition version of this CD includes five live tracks recorded in Stockholm:

No. Title Length
1. "Zombie" (Live) 5:05
2. "Ode to My Family" (Live) 4:20
3. "Animal Instinct" (Live) 3:29
4. "Salvation" (Live) 2:28
5. "Daffodil Lament" (Live) 4:20
Total length:


In 2002, they won an award in Taiwan for best selling international band with the album Stars: The Best of 1992-2002.[2]


Stars: The Best of Videos 1992–2002
The Cranberries
Released November 26, 2002[3]
Recorded Various
Genre Alternative rock
Label Island
The Cranberries video chronology
Beneath the Skin – Live in Paris
Stars: The Best of Videos 1992–2002

Stars: The Best of Videos 1992–2002 is a DVD album by Irish rock band The Cranberries. It compiles 17 of the band's promotional videos including their new single Stars, along with alternate takes and live recordings of several songs and a documentary entitled 99 Love Life & Rock 'n' Roll.

  1. "Dreams"
  2. "Linger"
  3. "Zombie"
  4. "Ode to My Family"
  5. "I Can't Be with You"
  6. "Ridiculous Thoughts"
  7. "Salvation"
  8. "Free to Decide"
  9. "When You're Gone"
  10. "Promises"
  11. "Animal Instinct"
  12. "Just My Imagination"
  13. "You and Me"
  14. "Analyse"
  15. "Time Is Ticking Out"
  16. "This is the Day"
  17. "Stars"


Alternate takes

  • "Dreams"
  • "Ridiculous Thoughts"
  • "When You're Gone"
  • "Analyse"

Live favorites

  • "Daffodil Lament" ('94 Astoria UK)
  • "Empty" ('94 Astoria)
  • "Sunday" ('96 tour)

Live at Vicar Street

  • "Time is Ticking Out"
  • "Linger"
  • "In the Ghetto"
  • "Ode to My Family"
  • "Shattered"
  • "Animal Instinct"
  • "Loud and Clear"
  • "I Can't Be with You"
  • "Analyse"

'99 Love Life & Rock 'n' Roll

Also on the DVD is a 26-minute documentary entitled '99 Love Life & Rock 'n' Roll and directed by Ciaran Donnelly. In it, the band members speak about their career, expectations for the future, and how some songs were composed, like "Linger" and "Zombie".

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