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Hayley Williams covers The Cranberries’ “Dreams” during Paramore’s Ireland show

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Paramore‘s concert in Dublin this week was extra Irish thanks to a cover of The Cranberries.

In the middle of the set, Hayley Williams performed a solo, acoustic rendition of Dolores O’Riordan and company’s debut single, “Dreams.” As soon as she started, what sounds like the whole crowd started singing along, which Williams declared to be “insane.”

“I’ve thought about this for years and you sound better than I’ve imagined it,” she said.

At the end of the song, Williams dedicated the performance to the late O’Riordan, shouting, “For Dolores, baby!”

Fan-shot footage of the cover was posted to YouTube by user Liane de Liz.

Paramore’s tour will come to the U.S. in May. The group is supporting their new album, This Is Why, which dropped in February.

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