The Cranberries can’t exist without O’riordan, said music critic

© AP Photo / Wally SantanaДолорес O’riordan. Archival photoThe Cranberries can’t exist without O’riordan, said music critic© AP Photo / Wally Santana

Irish singer Dolores O’riordan had a great voice, which largely determined the success of the group The Cranberries, has informed RIA Novosti news music critic Denis Boyarinov.

As reported on Monday, media, soloist of the Irish rock band The Cranberries Dolores O’riordan died in London at the age of 46 years.

«Riordan had a great voice. There are such groups, which makes the guitar player or the team of authors. But The Cranberries have characterized the voice Riordan. The main identification mark of this group were her vocals, which attracted people,» said Boyarinov.

According to him, even if Riordan did not write the song, it is still a big part of the success of the team would provide it. However, she also wrote lyrics and music for songs.

«It’s especially a shame that recently the band teamed up again, although her difficult history, has recorded an acoustic album and working on new songs,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Boyarinov expressed the view that without O’riordan of The Cranberries can not exist.

O’riordan joined the Cranberries in 1990 at the age of 18 years, becoming a vocalist and face of the group. In 2003 she began her solo career. The singer was married to former Manager of Duran Duran, the couple had five children.