The singer of the Irish band The Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan, died suddenly Monday 15th January, 2018 at the age of 46 years.
Dolores O’Riordan, singer of Irish pop-rock group The Cranberries died “suddenly” on Monday 15th January, 2018 in London at the age of 46 years, announced her agent.
“The singer of the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session,” said her agent, Lindsey Holmes Publicity, without specifying the cause of death.
Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old.
Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time. Full Statement: https://t.co/L8K98BFpSM pic.twitter.com/ADEY51Xnwe
— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) 15 January 2018
“The family members are devastated by this news and requested respect for their privacy in this very difficult time,” said his agent.
Especially famous in the 1990s with hits like Zombie (on the war in Northern Ireland), Just My Imagination or animal instinct , the group has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. The album No Need to argue was ranked number one in Australia, France and Germany and number 6 in the US.
A successful group
In 2003, tired of intensive touring and out of inspiration, the band which had formed in Limerick (Ireland) decided to take a break.
“In 2003, my son was five, my daughter two years and I took them on the road with us. I realized that it was not just for them. And the creative point of view, we were in a rut. We needed a break “, told Dolores O’Riordan to the AFP in 2012.
Everyone had left her side to the singer cut short jet black hair and voice extraordinary attempting a solo career, with her first album, “Are you listening? “, Released in France in 2007.
The Cranberries were found in 2009 and have released three years later the album Roses .
Their latest album, Something Else was released last year. They had to cancel several concerts, while evoking the back problems of the singer.
Shortly before Christmas, Dolores O’Riordan released a message on the band’s Facebook page: “Hello everyone, here Dolores. I feel good!” She wrote, saying she made her” first show in months this weekend. “