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The Corrs

A photogenic family band comprising three sisters and one brother, the Corrs -- vocalist Andrea, drummer Caroline, violinist Sharon, and guitarist/keyboard player Jim -- blend the music of their Irish background with contemporary pop/rock elements. The quartet formed in 1991 and enjoyed regional popularity in Ireland until 1994, when the American ambassador to the country invited the Corrs to perform at the 1994 World Cup in Boston. The Corrs subsequently expanded their popularity by appearing at the Olympic Games in Atlanta and earning a support slot on Celine Dion's 1996 tour, two gigs that helped pave the way for their well-received debut record. The Corrs' first studio album, Forgiven, Not Forgotten (released via Lava/Atlantic Records in America), became internationally popular, but nowhere more so than their homeland, where the LP's four-times-platinum status made it one of the most popular debuts by an Irish group. Talk on Corners followed in 1997 and was reissued in expanded form early the following year. The album was instrumental in launching the band's star status in the U.K., where it spawned four Top Ten singles and became the best-selling record of 1998. Talk on Corners eventually sold over 2.9 million copies, making it one of the most successful albums in British history. Meanwhile, singer Andrea Corr -- who had made a small appearance in the 1991 film The Commitments -- returned to acting with a role in Evita. The group reconvened shortly thereafter to record In Blue, their third studio album, alongside producer Mutt Lange. Boasting a slickly polished sound that was more indebted to pop music than the band's Celtic heritage, In Blue launched the Corrs' first American hit with "Breathless," which also became their first (and only) chart-topping single in the U.K. One year after its release, the band released a concert recording entitled VH1 Presents the Corrs: Live in Dublin, which saw them collaborating with the likes of Bono and Ronnie Wood. A short hiatus followed, as Caroline had a baby and Andrea appeared on the In America soundtrack, contributing vocals to the Bono/Gavin Friday composition "Time Enough for Tears." A new version of the Oscar-nominated "Time Enough for Tears" appeared on the Corrs' next album, Borrowed Heaven, which marked a return to their folky roots in 2004. Issued one year later, Home brought the musicians even closer to their origins, as it took the bulk of its set list from old Irish standards. Although popular in the Corrs' homeland, Home's traditional sound did not fare well in other countries. In 2006, the band went on indefinite hiatus. In conjunction, they released All the Way Home: A History of the Corrs, which tracked the band's story, and Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection, one of many compilation albums in the band's catalog. In the following decade, the bandmembers focused on family and solo careers. Andrea released her first solo album, Ten Feet High, a year into the hiatus. Produced by Nellee Hooper and Bono, it was followed up four years later with a covers album, Lifelines. Meanwhile, Sharon released her debut in 2010, entitled Dream of You. After serving as a judge on the Irish version of The Voice, she released her second solo effort, The Same Sun, in 2013. Almost a decade after the band's last release, it was announced that the siblings were getting the band back together. A comeback gig at London's Hyde Park preceded their sixth album, White Light, which was released in late 2015. ~ John Bush & Andrew Leahey
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Albums by
The Corrs

Top Songs by
The Corrs

  1.   Song
  2.   Carroroe Jig
  3.   Breathless
  4.   Everybody Hurts
  5.   Dreams
  6.   Summer Wine
  7.   When the Stars Go Blue
  8.   Little Wing
  9.   Ruby Tuesday
  10.   Runaway
  11.   Erin Shore
  12.   The Minstrel Boy
  13.   Lough Erin Shore
  14.   Along With The Girls
  15.   Give Me a Reason
  16.   Buachaill on Eirne
  17.   Irresistible
  18.   Angel
  19.   What Can I Do
  20.   Strange Romance
  21.   The Long & Winding Road
  22.   All I Have to Do Is Dream
  23.   Old Hag
  24.   Heart Like a Wheel
  25.   Even If
  26.   Time Enough For Tears
  27.   Goodbye
  28.   Summer Sunshine
  29.   Joy of Life/Trout in the Bath
  30.   Haste to the Wedding
  31.   All in a Day
  32.   Say
  33.   No Frontiers
  34.   Closer
  35.   Forgiven Not Forgotten
  36.   Intimacy
  37.   Hopelessly Addicted
  38.   I Never Loved You Anyway
  39.   No More Cry
  40.   I Know My Love
  41.   My Lagan Love
  42.   Rain
  43.   On My Father's Wings
  44.   Queen of Hollywood
  45.   One Night
  46.   Only When I Sleep
  47.   With Me Stay
  48.   Catch Me When I Fall
  49.   Ellis Island
  50.   I Do What I Like
  51.   Miracle
  52.   Una Noche con the Corrs by Alejandro Sanz
  53.   Dimming of the Day
  54.   Moorlough Shore
  55.   Black Is the Colour
  56.   Peggy Gordon
  57.   Spancill Hill
  58.   Silver Strand
  59.   Baby Be Brave
  60.   Confidence for Quiet
  61.   Long Night
  62.   Hideaway
  63.   Only Love Can Break Your Heart
  64.   Would You Be Happier?
  65.   Judy
  66.   Rebel Heart
  67.   All the Love in the World
  68.   Somebody for Someone
  69.   Old Town
  70.   At Your Side
  71.   Radio
  72.   Leave Me Alone
  73.   Love to Love You
  74.   Toss the Feathers
  75.   Someday
  76.   Heaven Knows
  77.   No Good for Me
  78.   Paddy McCarthy
  79.   When He's Not Around
  80.   So Young
  81.   Don't Say You Love Me
  82.   Give It All Up
  83.   Love Gives Love Takes
  84.   Kiss of Life
  85.   The Right Time
  86.   Head in the Air
  87.   Borrowed Heaven
  88.   Bring On the Night
  89.   Brid Og Ni Mhaille
  90.   Harmony
  91.   Make You Mine
  92.   Hurt Before
  93.   Humdrum
  94.   Return to Fingall
  95.   Secret Life

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