It looks like Japanese fans will be the first to get their copy of The Cranberries upcoming album.
According to Hostess Entertainment, which will distribute “Roses” in Japan, the album will be out in stores on February 8, 2012.
Here is a recap of the different release dates:
Japan – Feb. 8, 2012
Australia – Feb. 10, 2012
Europe – Feb. 13, 2012
USA and Canada – Feb. 14, 2012
At the moment, there is no word on the Japanese tracklist. Japanese albums sometimes include bonus tracks not available on international releases.
Sources: hostess.co.jp, amazon sites
Thanks to chico from the cranberries.me community for the info about the date.