Artist: The Cranberries
Songwriter: Dolores O’Riordan
Released: 19 September, 1994
Album: No Need To Argue
Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of the band ‘The Cranberries’, passed away in London on January 15. She was 46. In memory of her, here’s ‘Zombie’, the band’s most popular number. It’s a protest song in memory of two boys – Jonathan Ball and Tim Parry – who were killed in the IRA bombing in Warrington in 1993.
The song won the Best Song award at the 1995 MTV Europe Music Awards and has clocked in over 660 million views on YouTube.