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青春回憶裡的歌聲 Dolores O'Riordan lives forever

愛爾蘭傳奇樂團“小紅莓” 主唱 Dolores O'Riordan 在二零一八年一月十五日在倫敦逝世;

享年四十六歲的 Dolores 在西洋樂壇中佔有的地位沒有多少人能夠並駕齊驅,並且對於八零以及九零年代的人們來說,更是青春中不可缺少的回憶。

小紅莓樂團的出現引發了往後樂壇對於樂團裡女聲的熱潮;因為 Dolores 具有魔力的嗓音,使得身為獨立搖滾樂團的小紅莓數度躍上主流排行榜,並且屢創佳績的打破世人的眼光。

Dolores O'Riordan 出生於愛爾蘭的 Limerick,她在音樂上的成就除了小紅莓樂團,更有以個人名義發行的兩張專輯 《Are You Listening?》 《No Baggage》更和 史密斯樂團 貝斯手 Andy Rourke 和 Olé Koretsky 一起組成的 D.A.R.K. 樂團。

愛爾蘭一直都是孕育音樂人才源源不絕的國家,小紅莓樂團的傳奇並不會止於 Dolores O'Riordan 的過世而停止;對於享有共同青春的人們以及曾經沈浸過 Dolores 具有魔力歌聲的我們而言,雖然 Dolores O'Riordan 已經前往另一個世界,但是只要歌聲依然保存,那麼 Forever Young 就會永遠跟著這位傳奇女歌手;不管她現在在哪裡,一定都繼續唱著歌。

Dolores O'Riordan, lead signer of the Cranberries, dies aged 46 in London 15th January 2018.

The Cranberries, the legendary Irish alternative rock band since 90's. Their songs are extremely classic and occupy our memory when we were young. If you are 80's or 90's kids, then we definitely share the same memory.

Dolores O'Riordan's voice had a powerful penetration since she appeared in the 90's. Since then, people are more aware female's voice in the music industry, especially in rock n' roll field. The influence of the Cranberries are truly obvious.

Dolores O'Riordan born in Limerick, Ireland, her achievements in music industry wasn't just with the Cranberries. In fact, she had her two solo album 《Are You Listening?》and 《No Baggage》. Besides, She was also the lead signer in D.A.R.K. with The Smith former bassist Andy Rourke and Olé Koretsky.

Ireland is the country where always has great musician. Today, we lost Dolores O'Riordan but it doesn't mean her voice is vanish. She is still with us, in our mind, in our memory. For us, she just took an express to another world, she will keep singing and forever young.


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