sinead oconnor 2 gi Sinead O'Connor barely recognizable to some fansSinead O’Connor has apparently changed a bit since her days as a waifish rebel with a voice like honey. The honey voice is still intact, but at age 44 the singer has some fans doubting her identity.

Why the confusion?

O’Connor, once known for her signature bald pate, has hair. She’s also put on a little bit of weight. The photo above was shot at a Manchester, U.K. music festival on July 1.

Below, O’Connor as she appeared in 1990 when her “Nothing Compares 2 U” single was topping the charts and she was ripping up photos of the pope on “Saturday Night Live”:

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People magazine also posted this more recent photo of the singer, who is currently touring Europe, sporting an all-black belly-baring ensemble.

Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson