Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries singer died suddenly

Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries singer, dies suddenly at the age 46

Dolores O’Riordan, the Irish singer, sadly passed away today in a hotel in London.

Her publicist said that the lead singer of The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session.

There were no further details and the police said that they were called 09:05 GMT on Monday, to a hotel in Park Lane, but the cause of her death stays unexplained.

We are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolores.
She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life from 1989 when we started the Cranberries. The world has lost a true artist today.”

Noel, Mike and Fergal – The Cranberries

The Cranberries are an Irish band, formed in 1989, but they gained international fame in the 1990s with their album “Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?”.

Their most famous hits are “Zombie”, “Linger”, “Dreams”, . They sold over 40 million records worldwide.

In the statement of her publicist is described that it was a sudden death and added:

“Family members are devastated to hear the news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

The band members posted a Twitter message:

“We are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolores. She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life from 1989 when we started the Cranberries. The world has lost a true artist today.”

Noel, Mike and Fergal