Who sang the original version of Zombie?

The Cranberries
Zombie (The Cranberries song)

Songwriter(s) Dolores O’Riordan
Producer(s) Stephen Street
The Cranberries singles chronology
“Linger” (1993) “Zombie” (1994) “Ode to My Family” (1994)

Is Zombie by The Cranberries a cover?

The Cranberries say US band’s cover of ‘Zombie’ was released too soon after Dolores O’Riordan’s death. The surviving members of The Cranberries have addressed a US band’s cover of their hit ‘Zombie’, saying that it was released too soon after singer Dolores O’Riordan’s death.

How many covers of Zombie are there?

She probably didn’t predict that 20 years later, the song would have become a staple of every teenager with a guitar and a dream, and have no less than 156,000 cover versions on YouTube.

Who redid the song Zombie by The Cranberries?

Miley Cyrus covered The Cranberries’ Zombie and the band approve.

Why is the song called Zombie?

The IRA (Irish Republican Army) is a militant group that was determined to remove British troops from Northern Ireland. Lead singer Dolores O’Riordan claimed that “Zombie” speaks about “the Irish fight for independence that seems to last forever.” The lyrics even say, “It’s the same old theme since 1916.”

How old is Dolores Riordan?

46 years (1971–2018)Dolores O’Riordan / Age at death

O’Riordan, who had been recording in London at the time, was found dead in her hotel room in the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane on Monday, Jan. 15. She was 46.

What happened Dolores O Riordan?

O’Riordan died from drowning due to alcohol intoxication in January 2018. The following year, the Cranberries released the Grammy-nominated album In the End (2019), featuring her final vocal recordings, and subsequently disbanded.

Is Zombie an anti IRA song?

Her pain was real: Zombie was a visceral response to the death of two children in an IRA bombing in the Cheshire town of Warrington. Three-year-old Johnathan Ball was killed when two bombs hidden in litter bins detonated on a busy shopping street in March 1993.