Mon 15 Jan, 2018 02:17 pm
Dolores O’Riordan, Lead Singer of the Cranberries, Dies at 46
Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish rock band the Cranberries, has died in London. She was 46.
Her death was announced by her publicist, who did not specify the cause.
“Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today,” Lindsey Holmes,
the publicist, said in an emailed statement. Ms. O’Riordan had been in London for a recording session,
The statement said that family members are “devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested
privacy at this very difficult time.”
The Cranberries, an alternative rock group that formed in Limerick City, Ireland, in 1990, became widely
known for Ms. O’Riordan’s style, which combined a Celtic influence with vocals that could be sweet or
biting, depending on the song’s mood.
good interview with Strombo on Q today reviewing Ms. O'Riordan's career and well fun stuff
about 17 minutes of good listening
She was one of my favorite female singers. I loved her songwriting and her voice - especially how she was able to do the lead and harmonies: