We all known that the Cranberries’ singer Dolores O’Riordan, who is aged at 46, died in London a few days ago. The statement said that “the death is not treated as suspicious”. Many rock stars pay their tribute on social media. The mate of the band issued a statement on their website, saying: “we are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolors.” The Kinks guitarist and singer Dave Davies paid tribute to O’Riordan on official Twitter, said he was shocked and that he had seen her a couple weeks before Christmas. What’s a pity! Anyway we could review the classical songs from the Cranberries to memory Dolores O’Riordan. The Cranberries are an Irish rock band that rose to international fame in the 1990s with their debut album, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?, which became a commercial success. So Let’s review their music.
Zombie, which is issued in 1994, was a visceral response to the death of two children in an IRA bombing in the Cheshire town of Warrington. In 1993, two IRA bombs detonated in Cheshire, Tim aged 12-year-old and Johnathan aged Ball 3-year-old were both killed. For memory of the two boys, Dolores O’Riordan wrote this song. Due to that only reason, We should love and respect Dolores O’Riordan. We are touched by the lyrics. “Another head hangs lowly, Child is slowly taken, And the violence, caused such silence, Who are we mistaken? ”
Although “Linger” was first released in the UK in February 1993, peaking at 74, it was later re-issued in February 1994 peaking at 14. And the song is defining the 90’s alternative rock period. After issued Linger, the Irish band Cranberries is in the map. Let’s review the lyric, “Oh, I thought the world of you, I thought nothing could go wrong, But I was wrong, I was wrong, If you, if you could get by” .
“Unhappiness where’s when I was young, And we didn’t give a damn, Cause we were raised, To see life as fun and take it if we can, My mother, my mother, She’d hold me, She’d hold me when I was out there, My father, my father, He liked me, well he liked me, Does anyone care?”. The singer Dolores O’Riordan wrote this song to memory her childhood. We could read some special about Dolores O’Riordan’s childhood from “Ode To My Family”. In fact, O’Riordan was not happy in her childhood.