The Corrs

Biography: Jim, Sharon, Caroline and Andrea Corr grew up together with their parents, Jean and Gerry Corr, in Dundalk which is situated in Ireland's beautiful County Louth. Dundalk is a small friendly harbour town, situated mid-way between the cities of Dublin and Belfast on the east coast of Ireland. It has a population of around 35,000 and the people who live there are warm and friendly and enjoy nothing more than a pint of Guinness and a chat in the town's many pubs. Music has always been in Dundalk's blood and the local pubs and clubs are known for their live music sessions which are commonly known as "Crack". On most evenings and especially at weekends the people of Dundalk gather in the pubs to enjoy either a band playing rock and pop music or an older style band playing traditional Irish music. It was in this music environment that the Corrs grew up so it was no surprise at all that music was running through the siblings' veins from a very early age. "I don't think there was everJim, Sharon, Caroline and Andrea Corr grew up together with their parents, Jean and Gerry Corr, in Dundalk which is situated in Ireland's beautiful County Louth. Dundalk is a small friendly harbour town, situated mid-way between the cities of Dublin and Belfast on the east coast of Ireland. It has a population of around 35,000 and the people who live there are warm and friendly and enjoy nothing more than a pint of Guinness and a chat in the town's many pubs. Music has always been in Dundalk's blood and the local pubs and clubs are known for their live music sessions which are commonly known as "Crack". On most evenings and especially at weekends the people of Dundalk gather in the pubs to enjoy either a band playing rock and pop music or an older style band playing traditional Irish music. It was in this music environment that the Corrs grew up so it was no surprise at all that music was running through the siblings' veins from a very early age. "I don't think there was ever anything else that we really wanted to do then to play music," Andrea explains.

The band's music has meaning and depth and reflects all that both Ireland and Irish music stand for, "I think Irish music reflects something about the Irish people as a whole," says Sharon. "The Irish have a lot of hope, despite all the troubles they've gone through over the years, they've always known how to laugh and have fun. That's where the tradition of up-tempo Irish music and dancing comes from but there's that mystical, haunting sound as well, which I think reflects the Irish environment. I mean, when you get up first thing in the morning, there is literally a mist surrounding everything.
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The Corrs' Scores

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Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 58 Borrowed Heaven
Lowest Metascore: 58 Borrowed Heaven
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58 Borrowed Heaven Jun 8, 2004 Primary Artist 8.2