Bury the Hatchet (album)
Bury the Hatchet is the fourth studio album by Irish
Ireland is an island to the northwest of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth...

 rock band The Cranberries
The Cranberries
The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989 under the name The Cranberry Saw Us, later changed by vocalist Dolores O'Riordan. The band currently consists of O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler...

, released in 1999. In the US, the album has sold 377,000 copies as of April 2007 and received its Gold® RIAA certification
RIAA certification
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets. Other countries have similar awards...

 on June 2, 1999.

The album is the first album released by the band after their first hiatus, which started 1996. Dolores had taken that time to heal from stress-induced diseases, and also had her first child, Taylor, during this period. This last fact reflected on some of the tracks in the album, mainly on "Animal Instinct
Animal Instinct (Cranberries song)
"Animal Instinct" is an acoustic pop song by Irish band The Cranberries. It is the second single from the band's fourth album, Bury the Hatchet, released in 1999. The song deals about motherhood...

" and "You and Me".

The themes of the songs vary, from maternity and children, to divorce and child abuse. The album cover was designed by Storm Thorgerson
Storm Thorgerson
Storm Thorgerson is an English graphic designer, known for his work for rock bands such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, 10cc, Dream Theater, The Mars Volta, Muse, The Cranberries, and Biffy Clyro.-Biography:...


Track listing

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