The Corrs are a 'folk rock' music group from Ireland. There is three sisters and one brother in the group. They began getting popular in the late 1990s.
They were all born in Dundalk, Ireland, the children of Gerry and Jean Corr.
Jim Corr (born 31 July 1964) is the oldest member of the group. He mainly plays the guitar, but he can also play the on the keyboards and the piano.
Sharon Corr (born 24 March 1970) plays the violin and does some 'backing vocals' (vocals means 'singing').
Caroline Corr, (born 17 March 1973) plays the drums, the 'percussion', the bodhran, the piano, and also does backing vocals.
Andrea Corr (b. 17 May 1974) plays the tin whistle and does the lead vocals.
The Corrs created themselves in 1991 to try to get in the movie The Commitments. Jim, Sharon, and Caroline got a small part as musicians, while Andrea got a speaking part as Sharon Rabbitte, sister of the main character. It was while they were trying out for this movie that they were noticed by their manager, John Hughes.
Their music has been released through 'Atlantic Records', a music company.
Their first album, Forgiven, Not Forgotten, was most popular in Australia. They then did another albym called Talk On Corners, which was very popular in Ireland and Britain.
DVDs they have been on
- Best Of The Corrs 2002
- Live In London 2001
- Live At Lansdowne Road 2000
- Unplugged 2000
- Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2000
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