Sinead O"Connor"s sad slide from being pop"s most ethereal beauty

Sinead O"Connor"s sad slide from being pop"s most ethereal beauty

Sinead O”Connor”s sad slide from being pop”s most ethereal beauty

1:45 AM on 11th July 2011

Nothing compared to her: Sinead O

Nothing compared to her: Sinead O”Connor on her latest tour, above, is very different from the elfin beauty of her 1990 heyday

Youth: O

Youth: O”Connor”s stunning voice was packaged with an ethereal beauty when she broke through into the charts

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“Boring domesticity”: Sinead O”Connor outside her home in Bray, near Dublin

The years have taken their toll: Sinead O

The years have taken their toll: Sinead O”Connor rehearses on stage during at Melbourne Festival

The height of her fame: Sinead O

The height of her fame: Sinead O”Connor performs at an outdoor plaza at 59th St. and Fifth Avenue in New York, June 12, 2000