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

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