Police called the death of the soloist of The Cranberries unexplained

Police called the death of the soloist of The Cranberries unexplained

Monday, January 15, at the age of 46 years died vocalist of the Irish rock group The Cranberries, Dolores O’riordan. “Газета.Ru” tells about the life and work of one of the greatest singers of our time.


O’riordan was found dead in his room in one of the hotels of London. At the time of death of a rock star was 46 years old. According to her agent, she died suddenly and her family is devastated by the sad news and asked not to disturb them during this difficult time.

It is reported that a call came to police at 9.05 am local time (12.05 GMT), the doctors stated the death of O’riordan on the spot. At the moment, the death of the singer is regarded as “inexplicable”.

It is known that Dolores had health problems: this spring, The Cranberries had to cancel a European tour because of illness O’riordan, and it happened almost immediately after it began.

A month was abolished and the U.S. as the singer has not improved enough in order to speak. On the band’s website reported that the singer is back problems.

As pointed out by O’riordan in London, she went for a short session of recording new material.

Members of the Irish rock group Kodaline are among the first expressed their condolences on Twitter: “We are absolutely stunned by the news of the death of Dolores O’riordan. Exactly The Cranberries have supported us when we toured with them in France many years ago. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.”

Absolutely shocked to hear about the passing of Dolores O’riordan! @The_Cranberries gave us our first big support when we toured with them around France years ago! Thoughts are with her family and friends

— Kodaline (@Kodaline) 15 Jan 2018.

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Latest tweet Dolores has published 4 Jan. She posted a picture with his cat and wrote: “goodbye, Joe. We in Ireland”.

bye bye Gio. We’re off to Ireland ? pic.twitter.com/d6HKOFJqGB

— Dolores O’riordan (@DolORiordan) January 4, 2018

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In late December, she also posted a message on the official account of The Cranberries.

“Hello, this is Dolores. Feel great! For the first few months made a little, sang a few songs at the annual party employees of a Billboard in new York city. Was great fun! Merry Christmas to all our fans! Ho!”, — wrote the singer.

Hi All, Dolores here. Feeling good! I did my first bit of gigging in months at the weekend, performed a few songs at the Billboard annual staff holiday party in New York with the house band. Really enjoyed it! Happy Christmas to all our fans!! Xo

— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) 20 Dec 2017

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It is known that the singer suffered from bipolar disorder and was prone to depression.

“I sing since the age of five — told O’riordan in a recent interview. To 12 years I wrote the songs, so yeah, music was always a part of me. Honestly, I never imagined myself doing something else. Sometimes I had to fight. The death of my father and stepmother — it was hard. Looking back, I think that depression, regardless of its cause, is one of the worst things you’ve got going on. But again, in my life there was a lot of fun, especially with my kids. UPS go along with the downs. Isn’t that the whole point of life?”.

A few years ago, the singer stated that it intends to engage in music, dance and performances in order to fix his mental state after the incident at the airport in Shannon in 2014.

Then she was charged with assaulting two police officers and an employee of Garda.

As a result, the court ordered her to pay €6 thousand to the needy and admitted that at the time of the accident she suffered from a mental disorder.

O’riordan joined The Cranberries in 1990 — back then the team was still called The Cranberry Saw Us.

It was adopted after presented to the other participants a draft version of the song “Linger”, which later became one of the trademarks of “cranberries”. Fame came in 1993 — the group went on tour with Brit band Suede and attracted the attention of MTV.

This success caught The Cranberries with the release of the second album — “No Need to Argue”, which recorded such hits as “Zombie” and “Ode to My Family”.

“Zombie” is one of the most poignant anti-war songs quickly took the leading position in the charts.

In the beginning, The Cranberries went into a sabbatical, during which O’riordan embarked on a solo career.

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Participate in the creation of several movie soundtracks (in particular, to the picture of Mel Gibson’s “the passion of the Christ”), she started to record the debut album “Are You Listening?”, which was released in 2007. two years later followed the sequel, “No Baggage”.

In 2009, The Cranberries are gathered again and in 2012 released his sixth Studio album “Roses”. October-December 2013 O’riordan as a mentor participated in the third season of the Irish “Voice.” Her client Kelly Lewis took the second place.

In 2014 the singer joined the lineup of the supergroup D. A. R. K., was founded by ex-Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and DJ Ola Koretsky. The only album the band released in 2016 year and has received the name of “Science Agrees”.

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In the spring of 2017, the release the seventh LP, The Cranberries ‘Something Else’. The album was recorded in the acoustic sound, it included updated versions of old songs and new material.