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06th Oct 2023

‘Zombie’ becomes 5th Irish song to reach one billion Spotify plays

Katy Thornton

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“Dolores would be over the moon”

‘Zombie’, the hit song from Irish rock band The Cranberries, has surpassed one billion listens on Spotify.

Released in 1994 as the lead single from the group’s second album No Need to Argue, the track has garnered – at the time of writing – 1,005,422,684 listens on the popular audio streaming service.

Announcing the achievement, The Cranberries posted to their social media channels the following message:

“We’re thrilled to hear that ‘Zombie’ has just exceeded a billion streams on Spotify.

“Dolores would be over the moon! Thanks to all our fans for your incredible support.”