Sinead O’Connor had mentioned she was engaged on a brand new album earlier than her dying aged 56.
Earlier this month, she had provided followers an replace on new music, writing on Twitter that she was ending the follow-up to 2014’s ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss’. O’Connor additionally mentioned she hoped to launch it early subsequent yr.
She additionally mentioned a world tour for 2024-2025 was within the works and confirmed that she had moved again to London. These would have been her first reside reveals in virtually half a decade, after she cancelled all her reside reveals for 2022 “for her well being and wellbeing” following the suicide of her son Shane.
“Hello All, not too long ago moved again to London after 23 years absence. Very completely happy to be residence : ) Quickly ending my album. Launch early subsequent yr : ),” she wrote. “Hopefully Touring Australia and New Zealand towards finish 2024. Europe, USA and different territories starting early 2025 : ) #TheBitchIsBack”
Hello All, not too long ago moved again to London after 23 years absence. Very completely happy to be residence : ) Quickly ending my album. Launch early subsequent yr : ) Hopefully Touring Australia and New Zealand towards finish 2024. Europe, USA and different territories starting early 2025 : ) #TheBitchIsBack
— Sinead Marie-Bernarde Aoibheann O’Connor (@786OmShahid) July 8, 2023
O’Connor would have solely been residing in London for a few weeks by the point of her dying. The Metropolitan Police confirmed earlier that O’Connor was discovered unresponsive at her residence in London yesterday morning (July 26) and was pronounced useless on the scene.
Her dying will not be being handled as suspicious and a file will now be ready for the coroner.
In an announcement, the Metropolitan Police mentioned: “Police have been referred to as at 11.18am on Wednesday 26 July to stories of an unresponsive lady at a residential handle within the SE24 space.
“Officers attended. A 56-year-old lady was pronounced useless on the scene.” [via SkyNews]
Tributes have been paid from throughout the business to O’Connor, together with from Rubbish, Billy Corgan, Michael Stipe and Ice-T.
In the meantime, the Irish singer and activist’s ultimate social media submit revealed the devastating affect of her son’s dying final yr.
“Been residing as undead evening creature since. He was the love of my life, the lamp of my soul. We have been one soul in two halves,” she wrote on Twitter on July 17. “He was the one one who ever liked me unconditionally. I’m misplaced within the bardo with out him.”