The Corrs discography

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The Corrs discography

Members of The Corrs, clockwise from top left: Andrea, Caroline, Jim, and Sharon Corr
Releases
Studio albums 5
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 3
Singles 25
Video albums 6
Music videos 22

The Corrs are an Irish folk rock/pop band consisting of siblings Andrea (lead vocals and tin whistle), Sharon (violin), Caroline (drums and bodhrán) and Jim Corr (guitar and piano). Formed in their hometown of Dundalk, Ireland, in 1990, the band's discography includes five studio albums (all of which peaked at number one in the Irish Albums Chart), three live albums and three compilation albums, as well as six video albums and twenty-five singles. This list does not include material recorded by The Corrs as solo artists.

Their debut album, Forgiven, Not Forgotten, was produced by David Foster and released in 1995 by Atlantic Records in conjunction with 143 Records. Preceded by debut single "Runaway", the album was an immediate success in both their home territory and Australia, eventually being certified 13-times platinum[1] and 9-times platinum[2] in those regions, respectively. Commercial success elsewhere was initially modest, however.

Their 1997 follow-up, Talk On Corners, was primarily produced by Glen Ballard and once again found The Corrs receiving little attention outside Ireland and Australia. Meanwhile, the group had contributed a cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" to Legacy: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac's Rumours. On 17 March 1998, they performed the song at London's Royal Albert Hall alongside Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood as part of the BBC's televised coverage of St. Patrick's Day. This event did much to raise the band's profile. Following this, Talk On Corners was re-released to include their cover of "Dreams," along with new single versions of "What Can I Do?", "So Young" and "Runaway." Certified 9-times platinum in the UK for sales of almost 3 million copies, the album was the highest-selling release of 1998 and ninth highest-selling of 1999.[3] It remains the nineteenth best-selling album of all time in British chart history.[4] The album was certified 20× platinum in Ireland for shipments of over 300,000 units[1] and remains the second-highest-selling album of all time in the region, after David Gray's White Ladder.

Their first live album, The Corrs Unplugged, was released in 1999 and was followed ten months later by In Blue. Dedicated to the memory of their mother Jean, who died during production of the album,[5] it went straight to number one in Ireland with the third highest opening week sales in the history of the chart.[6] Lead single "Breathless" gave them their first and only UK number one,[7] while the album also attained platinum status in the United States for shipments of over one million units.[8] The set has reportedly sold over 6.5 million copies worldwide.[citation needed]

2004 saw the release of Borrowed Heaven. Dedicated to their parents,[9] the album was a return to their Celtic roots after the more pop-oriented In Blue. It peaked at number one in Ireland and achieved platinum status both there and in Australia,[10] with gold status also being attained in France,[11] Germany[12] and New Zealand,[13] among others. Home, which featured traditional Irish music taken from their late mother's songbook,[14] was released the following year, serving as a commemoration to their 15-year career.[15]

2006's Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection was released following the announcement that the band would go on indefinite hiatus for the foreseeable future, citing personal reasons. In 2006, both Sharon and Caroline gave birth to children, and Jim became a father for the first time. Since 2005, Andrea has had starring roles in three feature films, acted in the play Dancing at Lughnasa and has released two solo albums, Ten Feet High in 2007 and Lifelines in 2011. Sharon released her first solo album, Dream of You in 2010, which was followed in 2013 by The Same Sun.

The Corrs have sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.[16]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
IRL
[17]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
CAN
[20]
CHE
[21]
FRA
[22][23]
GER
[24]
NDL
[25]
NOR
[26]
NZL
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[29]
US
[30]
Forgiven, Not Forgotten 1 1 10 50 37 16 38 12 1 16 2 131
Talk On Corners
  • Released: 28 October 1997
  • Label: Atlantic, 143, Lava
  • Formats: CD, CS
1 3 9 87 15 5 9 13 2 1 3 1 72
  • IRE: 20× Platinum[1]
  • AUS: 4× Platinum[34]
  • CAN: Platinum[35]
  • UK: 9× Platinum[32]
  • US: Gold[33]
In Blue
  • Released: 13 July 2000
  • Label: Atlantic, 143, Lava
  • Formats: CD, CS, DVD-A
1 1 1 5 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 21
  • IRE: 10× Platinum[36]
  • AUS: 4× Platinum[37]
  • CAN: Platinum[35]
  • UK: 3× Platinum[32]
  • US: Platinum[33]
Borrowed Heaven
  • Released: 31 May 2004
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, DI
1 4 5 21 3 5 2 4 12 8 12 2 51
Home
  • Released: 26 September 2005
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, DI
1 44 13 7 5 12 15 37 44 14
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
IRL
[17]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
CHE
[21]
FRA
[22]
GER
[24]
NDL
[25]
NOR
[26]
NZL
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[29]
US
[30]
The Corrs – Live[A]
  • Released: 25 February 1997
  • Label: Import
  • Formats: CD
The Corrs Unplugged[B]
  • Released: 12 November 1999
  • Label: Atlantic, 143, Lava
  • Formats: CD, CS
2 14 1 3 5 6 3 4 17 30 7
  • IRE: 8× Platinum[1]
  • AUS: Platinum[2]
  • UK: 2× Platinum[32]
VH1 Presents: The Corrs,
Live in Dublin
[C]
  • Released: 12 March 2002
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD
12 52
Notes

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
IRL
[17]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
CAN
[20]
CHE
[21]
FRA
[22]
GER
[24]
NDL
[25]
NOR
[26]
NZL
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[29]
US
[30]
Best of The Corrs
  • Released: 5 November 2001
  • Label: Atlantic, 143, Lava
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1 2 7 20 6 12 6 29 2 34 6
Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection
  • Released: 20 November 2006
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
24 44 74 71 33 67
The Works
  • Released: 25 September 2007
  • Label: Rhino
  • Formats: CD box set
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
IRL
[43]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
CAN
[44]
CHE
[21]
FRA
[22]
GER
[45]
NDL
[25]
NZL
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[29]
US
[46]
"Runaway" 1995 10 10 25 89 48 49 68 Forgiven, Not Forgotten
"Forgiven, Not Forgotten" 1 15 31 155
[47]
"The Right Time" 3 44 32 76 84
[47]
112
"Love to Love You" 1996 25 87 46 62
"Closer"[A] 1997
"Only When I Sleep" 10 34 58 Talk on Corners
"I Never Loved You Anyway" 1 31 2 49 3 2 43
"What Can I Do?" 1998 30 86 5 5 9 62 27 53
"Dreams" 6 47 17 38 52 73 71 6 -
"What Can I Do? (Tin Tin Out remix)" 5 2 1 9 27 14 3 Talk on Corners (Special edition)
"So Young (K-Klass remix)" 29 61 76 80 63 6
"Runaway (Tin Tin Out remix)" 1999 2
"Radio"[B] 20 52 64 57 19 18 The Corrs Unplugged
"Old Town"[C] 2000 63
"Breathless" 3 7 10 1 15 26 19 17 3 5 1 34 In Blue
"Irresistible" 30 27 47 39 68 79 8 37 20
"Give Me a Reason" 2001 68[48] 53 100 81 13 27
"All the Love in the World"[D] Best of The Corrs
"Would You Be Happier" 26 47 36 61 81 39 10 58 14
"Summer Sunshine" 2004 12 13 42 32 49 20 30 6 Borrowed Heaven
"Angel" 19 65 75 53 84 73 36 16
"Long Night" 31
[17]
86 48 40 36 31
"Moorlough Shore"[E] 2005 Home
"Heart Like a Wheel/Old Town" 2005 49
[17]
63
[49]
68
"Goodbye"[E] 2006 108
[47]
Dreams: The Ultimate Corrs Collection
"—" denotes singles that were released in that particular country but did not chart.
Notes

Guest singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Artist Peak chart positions Album
IRL
[17][43]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
CAN
[44]
CHE
[21]
FRA
[22]
GER
[45]
NDL
[25]
NZL
[27]
SWE
[28]
UK
[29]
US
[46]
"I Know My Love" 1999 The Chieftains 22 37 Tears of Stone
"—" denotes singles that were released in that particular country but did not chart.

Videos[edit]

List of DVD releases with relevant details
Title Album details
The Corrs Live at the Royal Albert Hall
  • Released: 14 June 1999
  • Label: Warner Music Studio
  • Director: Janet Fraser-Cook
The Corrs Unplugged
  • Released: 28 February 2000
  • Label: Warner Music Studio
  • Director: Elizabeth Barret
The Corrs – Live at Lansdowne Road
  • Released: 27 November 2000
  • Label: Warner Music Vision
  • Director: Nick Wickham, Ciarán Tanham
The Corrs – Live in London
  • Released: 5 November 2001
  • Label: Warner Music Vision
  • Director: Hamish Hamilton
Best of The Corrs
  • Released: 2 December 2002
  • Label: Warner Music Vision
  • Director: The Corrs
All the Way Home/Live In Geneva – A History of the Corrs
  • Released: 14 November 2005
  • Label: Warner Music Vision
  • Director: Rob O'Connor, Ciarán Tanham

Notes[edit]

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  8. ^ "The Corrs Awards". Mfyi.com. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
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  15. ^ Weisinger, Mark (7 March 2006). "The Corrs: Home". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2 November 2007. 
  16. ^ "Biography". Sharon Corr. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  17. ^ a b c d e f "Irish chart positions". irish-charts.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  18. ^ a b c d e "Australian chart positions". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  19. ^ a b c d e "Austrian chart positions". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
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  21. ^ a b c d e "Swiss chart positions". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  22. ^ a b c d e "French chart positions". lescharts.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  23. ^ "InfoDisc: French album positions". infodisc.fr. Retrieved 26 February 2010. 
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  24. ^ a b c "German album positions". musicline.de. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  25. ^ a b c d e "Dutch chart positions". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  26. ^ a b c "Norwegian chart positions". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  27. ^ a b c d e "New Zealand chart positions". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  28. ^ a b c d e "Swedish chart positions". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  29. ^ a b c d e "British chart positions". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  30. ^ a b c "American chart positions". allmusic.com. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  31. ^ "Canadian certificates: searchable database". CRIA. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  32. ^ a b c d e f g "British certificates: searchable database". BPI. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  33. ^ a b c "American certificates: searchable database". RIAA. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  34. ^ "Talk on Corners Australian certification". ARIA. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  35. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum Certification – August 2001". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  36. ^ "The Corrs - Forgiven, Not Forgotten". Planet Corr. 
  37. ^ "In Blue Australian certification". ARIA. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  38. ^ a b "Irish 2005 Certification Awards". The Irish Charts. Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  39. ^ "Disque En France: Les certifications". Disque En France. Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  40. ^ "Best of The Corrs Australian certification". ARIA. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  41. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – November 2001". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  42. ^ "Irish 2006 Certification Awards". The Irish Charts. Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  43. ^ a b "Irishcharts: searchable database". irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  44. ^ a b "Canadian single positions". RPM. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  45. ^ a b "German single positions". musicline.de. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  46. ^ a b "American single positions". Billboard. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  47. ^ a b c "UK Chartlog: Chris C. – CZR". zobbel.de. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  48. ^ "The ARIA Report, Week Commencing ~ 12 March 2001 ~ Issue #576. See pp. 2, 4". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  49. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - The Corrs - Heart Like A Wheel / Old Town". Hung Medien. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 

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