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The Corrs

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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; in 1994, the American ambassador to the country invited the Corrs to perform at the 1994 World Cup in Boston. The band 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 made a brief 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, "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, in 2007. Produced by Nellee Hooper and Bono, it was followed four years later with a covers album, Lifelines. Meanwhile, Sharon released her debut in 2010, titled 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. Fans did not have to wait as long for their next album, Jupiter Calling, which arrived just two years later. Produced by the legendary T-Bone Burnett, it was recorded mostly live with minimal overdubs and had a raw, folky sound. ~ John Bush & Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
The Corrs

    Celtic

    Celtic
    5 songs

    1-Hit Wonders

    1-Hit Wonders
    1 song

    Acoustic Rock

    Acoustic Rock
    1 song

    St. Patricks Day

    St. Patricks Day
    1 song

    Lite Hits

    1 song

Albums by
The Corrs

Top Songs by
The Corrs

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