1 Reportedly, The Cranberries’ frontman Dolores O’Riordan had received an audition in 1990 to entrance a band referred to as The Cranberry Saw Us, which later modified their identify to the famed The Cranberries.
2 Her distinctive singing model, which had an Irish drawl and in addition comprised nuanced yodelling strategies, led The Cranberries to common acclaim within the 1990s. Some of the four-member band’s greatest hits embody Linger, Zombie and Dreams.
Dreams was later coated by Cantopop singer Faye Wong in Cantonese, which was used within the Wong Kar Wai film Chungking Express (1994) and have become an enormous hit by itself.
three Besides releasing seven studio albums with The Cranberries, O’Riordan additionally had two solo albums titled Are You Listening? (2007) and No Baggage (2009). In 2014, she started performing with musicians Ole Koretsky and Andy Rourke of The Smiths as a trio act named D.A.R.Okay.
four O’Riordan was the mom of three kids – 20-year-old son, Taylor, and two daughters, Molly, 16, and Dakota, 12 – along with her former husband Don Burton.
5 Between the ages of eight and 12, she was sexually abused by a household good friend. She had mentioned in interviews that the trauma from that have led to her struggling anorexia as a young person.
In 2015, she revealed she was identified with bipolar dysfunction and had struggled with the signs for years.