Dolores O'Riordan Biography
Singer + guitarist & songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, better known as the face of The Cranberries was born September 6, 1971 in Limerick, IRELAND. While she left the group to pursue solo opportunities in 2003, O'Riordan had been the centerpiece of the Alternative-Rock successful Irish group for 13 years. Over that span The Cranberries released five studio albums.
Her first solo album, the eagerly anticipated "Are You Listening?" which chronicled the chapters in her life following her departure from The Cranberries, was released on Sequel Records in May 2007; it debuted at #5 on the U.S. Top Independent Albums chart and contained two singles "Ordinary Day", which reached #65 on the Europe Official Top 100 chart and "When We Were Young".
Dolores O'Riordan eventually inked with Rounder Records' rock imprint Zoë for her second solo record, "No Baggage". Featuring the single "The Journey", the disc was released in August 2009.