Dolores O'Riordan, Lead Singer of the Cranberries, Dead at 46

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The music by the Cranberries has seen a renewed spark of interest following the death of Dolores O'Riordan. British police say her death is not being treated as suspicious, meaning that they found no evidence of foul play.

"Police in Westminster are dealing with a sudden death".

"Dolores O'Riordan and The Cranberries had an enormous influence on rock and pop music in Ireland and internationally", he wrote. "RIP." O'Riordan was born on September 6, 1971 in Ballybricken, southwest Ireland.

In her native Limerick today, she's being remembered as one of the city's most famous daughters.

A name change and a confluence of factors turned The Cranberries into global stars. It threw into question what a voice could sound like in that context of Rock.

The band's songs - on which O'Riordan was chief lyricist and co-songwriter - had a Celtic-infused tunefulness.

The father of one of the victims of the Warrington bomb said he only became aware of Dolores O'Riordan's memorial to his son after the singer's death on Monday. The band sold about 40-million records worldwide. Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar called her "Limerick's greatest ever rock star", and that her band "captured all of the angst that came with your teenage years".

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On iTunes, The Cranberries' "Greatest Hits" shot to the number two position in the iTunes charts, with the band's 1994 album "No Need to Argue" surging to the number 5.

In 2012 the band reunited and released their sixth album Roses.

When O'Riordan finally went solo in 2006, she collaborated with many artists and wrote many songs, and even made her Hollywood debut, invited to sing in the ending scene of the Adam Sandler film Click.

But they canceled many dates on their 2017 tour of Europe and North America, with the band citing O'Riordan's chronic back problems as the cause.

O'Riordan was married to Don Burton, the former tour manager of Duran Duran for over 20 years, the couple divorced in 2014. In 2014, she was accused of assaulting three police officers and a flight attendant during an air-rage incident on a flight from NY to Ireland. "Our thoughts go out to her family at this bad time", the band writes in a statement. After her court hearing O'Riordan urged other people suffering mental illness to seek help. O'Riordan penned the emotional track as a dedication to the victims of an IRA bombing which took place in England the year prior.

"She sounded full of life, was joking and excited to see me and my wife this week", he added. As you get older you develop more fear and you get more apprehensive, but when you're young you've no fear'.

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