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RIP Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, aged 46

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by editor, Jan 15, 2018.

  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus


    Bloody hell. Only 46.
    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies
  2. Thimble Queen

    Thimble Queen Angry brown femme ^_^

    No way. I was only just listening to the cranberries again for the first time in ages. I really liked them back in the early 90s. 46 is so bloody young :(
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  3. Mr.Bishie

    Mr.Bishie swallowing colours of the sound I hear

    Very sad news :(

  4. pesh

    pesh Well-Known Member

  5. Wookey

    Wookey Playful as a pussy cat

  6. a_chap

    a_chap A closed mouth gathers no feet

    A shocker :(

    RIP. Condolences to her family and friends.
  7. seeformiles

    seeformiles Lost in the wood

    Whoa - that was unexpected :(

    (One of my dubious claims to fame was that my band were offered a support slot with the Cranberries in Sheffield (about ‘92) when they were still obscure but turned it down since the invite came from our ex-guitarist who we weren’t well disposed towards at the time. Tenuous I know...)
  8. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel Wakey, Wakey, Eggs & Bakey!

    Wow. This is a shock. RIP.
  9. Idris2002

    Idris2002 A kick up the Arás

    1993 was when they really took off. At the time I would have dismissed them as rubbish, and not even funny like the Frank and Walters were, but I'm getting all nostalgic about them now. . . I last heard them on a Reeling in the Years ep, one from, yes you guessed it, 1993.
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  10. Mation

    Mation real life adventure worth more than pieces of gold

    Condolences to all affected x
  11. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Big shock :( I did like the cranberries back in the day , sad to hear this , 46 is shockingly young.
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  12. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model funhouse thrills

    Fuck me, this year's shaping up to be worse than the great cull of 2016. And still cliff richard lives.

    RIP DO'R :(
  13. seeformiles

    seeformiles Lost in the wood

    He’ll outlive us all.
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  14. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model funhouse thrills

    It'll be him and the cockroaches
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  15. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Indicative

    Bloody hell.
  16. Idris2002

    Idris2002 A kick up the Arás

    I hope it wasn't drugs.
  17. DexterTCN

    DexterTCN Well-Known Member

    Too young.

    Hell of a voice.
  18. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank Somewhere under the raincloud

    No Need To Argue was one of the albums on permanent rotation in the car when I was a kid. Dolores' voice always went straight through me, even before I knew anything at all about music I could tell that there was something special going on there.

    Only 46, she must have been barely out of short trousers when the Cranberries took off.

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  19. Cheesypoof

    Cheesypoof Fuck off Noddy

    So sad. I hope it wasnt suicide as she was troubled. RIP Delores - Ireland was so proud of you :('
  20. Beats & Pieces

    Beats & Pieces 24601 / 9430

    Sad, sad news.

  21. Maharani

    Maharani Just like Heaven

  22. cybershot

    cybershot Well-Known Member

    Ah man, she was really suffering with back problems so hope it's not a case of to much pain killers.
  23. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Never Mind That, It’s Time For the Bus!...

    Very sad, RIP. :(
  24. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw "Ride me sideways" was another one

    Unexpectedly shaken by this. RIP Dolores.
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  25. The Boy

    The Boy danny la rouge is probably wrong.

    Have to confess I thought she died years ago. Sad news.
  26. xenon

    xenon Carne Por la Machina

    Blimey. Too young. I never really got into their music at the time, as far as buying CDs wise. But they seemed to be a constant in the mid 90s and I didnt' mind really.

  27. Guineveretoo

    Guineveretoo Mostly bewildered

    I just turned the telly on and heard this and am feeling quite shaken/shocked.

    Logged in here to see what people were saying.
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  28. Mrs Miggins

    Mrs Miggins Trainee Kiwi

    How very shocking and sad :(
  29. farmerbarleymow

    farmerbarleymow daft apeth

    Such a young age. :(


    I've only got a few of the songs but listening to them now.
  30. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

    I loved her voice. She was great with Jah Wobble.

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