Guitarist Mark Sheehan of Irish band The Script dies at 46 Lalrp


LONDON — Eire’s president has led tributes to Mark Sheehan, guitarist with Irish rock band The Script, after his dying on the age of 46.

The band mentioned Sheehan died in a hospital on Friday after a quick sickness. In an announcement, The Script known as him a “a lot beloved husband, father, brother, band mate and pal.”

Shaped in Dublin in 2001 by Sheehan, singer Danny O’Donoghue and drummer Glen Energy, The Script topped U.Okay. and Irish charts with its self-titled debut album in 2008. It included the hits “We Cry,” “Breakeven” and “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved,” which reached No. 1 in 5 international locations.

The band’s pop-inflected rock sound made it one in all Eire’s greatest bands within the 2010s. The Script went on to have six Prime 10 albums within the U.Okay. and one high three album within the U.S.

Irish President Michael D. Higgins praised the band’s “originality and excellence” and despatched condolences to Sheehan’s household.

“Via their music, Mark and The Script have performed an excellent half in persevering with and selling this proud custom of Irish musical success the world over,” Higgins mentioned.

Sheehan is survived by his spouse, Rina Sheehan, and their three kids.