Gone, although not forgotten.
Olé Koretsky, Dolores O’Riordian’s bandmate along with boyfriend, penned a heartbreaking message following The Cranberries along with D.A.R.K. singer’s unexpected death.
“My friend, partner, along with the love of my life is usually gone. My heart is usually broken along with beyond repair. Dolores is usually beautiful. Her art is usually beautiful. Her family is usually beautiful. The energy she continues to radiate is usually undeniable. I miss her so much,” Koretsky expressed in a statement on D.A.R.K.’s website of which week. “I will continue to stumble around of which planet for some time knowing well there’s no real place for me here today.”
Koretsky had last shared a pic of the two of them together on brand new Year’s Day. “NYE: take away, TV, pajamas 😳👻,” he wrote.
Andy Rourke, a band member in D.A.R.K. along with The Smiths, also expressed his condolences.
“I am heartbroken along with devastated by the news of the sudden along with unexpected passing of Dolores,” Rouke shared. “I have truly enjoyed the years we spent together along with feel privileged to call her a close friend. the item was a bonus to work with her in our band D.A.R.K. along with witness firsthand her breathtaking along with unique talent. I will miss her terribly. I send my love along with condolences to her family along with loved ones.”
The Cranberries co-founder Noel Hogan also spoke out about O’Riordian’s death, writing about her life along with legacy for Rolling Stone. “Dolores’ legacy will be her music. She was so passionate about the item. There are songs I hear today of which we wrote over 20 years ago, along with I see along with hear people singing along with them,” he concluded a lengthy, heartfelt message. “There are only a few artists who get to have maybe one song they are remembered by. Dolores has so many. the item’s a great legacy.”
O’Riordian died suddenly in London, England, on Monday at the age of 46. In a statement to ET, the musician’s rep said of which she was in London “for a short recording session.”
“The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at of which time,” the statement read. “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news along with have requested privacy at of which very difficult time.”
Shortly after her death, a spokesperson for the police said Westminster officers said in a statement of which the “Linger” singer’s death is usually “not being treated as suspicious. A report will be compiled for the coroner.”
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