“The World Has Lost A True Artist”: The Cranberries Pay Tribute To Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan

The singer passed away at the age of just 46 years old.

The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan

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Tributes are pouring in for Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan following her death on Monday at the age of just 46 years old.

The Irish singer was reportedly in London for a recording session. The cause of death has yet to be determined, with a statement from the Metropolitan police advising that “at this early stage the death is being treated as unexplained”. A statement from O’Riordan’s family asked for privacy.

Famous for her distictive voice heard on tracks like ‘Linger’ and ‘Zombie’, O’Riordan helped make The Cranberries one of the biggest alternative rock acts of the ’90s.

In a Facebook post, O’Riordan’s bandmates Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler said they were “devastated” by the news of her passing.

“She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life,” the post reads. “The world has lost a true artist today.”

A number of other prominent musicians and entertainers have also paid their respects via social media.

Damn. Delores O’riordan passed of #TheCranberries. rip.

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