Dolores O’Riordan, the 46-year old singer, dies suddenly on Monday at a hotel in London. She had a powerful and captivating voice that was the reason behind the overnight global success of The Cranberries in the 1990s. O’Riordan was recording in London where she released her last breath, as per Lindsey Holmes, the publicist of the singer and copywriter.
The family is devastated by the news and no further details are available at the moment.
Mike Hogan, Noel Hogan, and Fergus Lawler, members of the famous group, expressed their remorse through Tweeter and expressed that they were privileged to be a part of the extraordinary talent.
The officers of the London’s Metropolitan Police force were called at 9 a.m. expressing the scenario in the hotel. After scrutinizing the location of the incident, it was declared as unexplained. The Hilton Hotel, located at London’s Park Lane confirmed that the death took place at the premises of the hotel.
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland also expressed that Dolores and The Cranberries had a great influence on the rock and pop music of the country as well as the world.
She was born on September 6, 1971 in Ballybricken, southwest Ireland. She responded to the advertisement published in 1990, which needed a lead singer for a brand named ‘The Cranberry Saw Us’.
Eventually, the name changed that contributed to a huge success of the brand along with a number of other factors.
In the year 1993, The Cranberries released its first album named “Everybody else is doing it, so why can’t we?” The album was a huge success and sold millions of copies worldwide, and also gifted us with the single hit “Linger”.
Dolores expressed her concern regarding depression. However, she also expressed the best times she spends with her three children.