LIVING COLOUR singer Corey Glover carried out a canopy model of THE CRANBERRIES‘ “Zombie” at Final Jam Night time‘s profit live performance for World Central Kitchen and its ongoing efforts in Ukraine, which passed off this previous Tuesday, April 26 on the famed Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Glover was joined for the efficiency by BAD WOLVES‘ Doc Coyle and Kyle Konkiel, SUICIDE SILENCE‘s Chris Garza and HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD‘s Greg Garman. Video of Glover‘s rendition might be seen under (courtesy of Jessica Chase).
BAD WOLVES launched their cowl of THE CRANBERRIES‘ “Zombie” solely 4 days after the January 2018 passing of the latter band’s frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, with all proceeds from monitor donated to her three kids. THE CRANBERRIES‘ singer was set to file her vocals on the track the day of her tragic dying.
Initially launched in 1994 following the IRA bombing of Warrington, THE CRANBERRIES‘ “Zombie” hit No. 1 throughout the globe, together with on the Billboard Various Songs chart. The track returned to the High 10 on the U.S. Rock chart shortly after information of Dolores‘s passing was introduced.
LIVING COLOUR‘s breakthrough got here following the discharge of the one “Cult Of Character”, a pointed, politically charged tune which opens the band’s debut album, 1998’s “Vivid”. The monitor consists of audio snips of political speeches and references to John F. Kennedy, Gandhi, Stalin and Mussolini, and it turned LIVING COLOUR‘s signature tune and the accompanying music video was an MTV hit. A searing indictment of politicians that readily addressed the issues of an voters in the course of the mudslinging Bush–Dukakis presidential marketing campaign, “Cult Of Character” hit No. 13 and its follow-up, “Glamour Boys”, hit No. 31.
“Vivid” went on to turn into the primary album by an all-black rock band to win a Grammy for “Finest Onerous Rock Efficiency” and the video for “Glamour Boys” was the primary to be closed captioned for the listening to impaired.
LIVING COLOUR disbanded in 1995 however reunited in 2000. (Authentic bassist Muzz Skillings left the group in 1992 and was changed by Doug Wimbish.)