Inquirer.net/Asia News Network
The music video of “Zombie” of 90s alternative rock band The Cranberries’ exceeded 1 billion views on YouTube recently, making it the third video from the 90s rock era to do so.
The single from the band’s 1994 album No Need to Argue joins “November Rain” of Guns n’ Roses and “Smells like Teen Spirit” of Nirvana in the super elite 1 billion club of the world’s biggest video-sharing platform.
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Unlike popular misconception, “Zombie” is actually a protest song by the Irish band in reference to the 1993 IRA bombing in Warrington, and in memory of two young victims, Johnathan Ball and Tim Parry.
The remastered music video was published on YouTube on June 16, 2009.
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