Forgiven, Not Forgotten

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Forgiven, Not Forgotten
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Studio album by The Corrs
Released 26 September 1995
Recorded May 1994 - May 1995
Genre Pop rock, alternative rock, folk rock, Celtic
Length 48:43
Label 143, Lava, Atlantic
Producer David Foster
Jim Corr
The Corrs chronology
Forgiven, Not Forgotten
(1995)
Talk on Corners
(1997)
Singles from Forgiven, Not Forgotten
  1. "Runaway"
    Released: 1 September 1995
  2. "Forgiven, Not Forgotten"
    Released: 2 February 1996
  3. "The Right Time"
    Released: 20 May 1996
  4. "Love to Love You"
    Released: September 1996
  5. "Closer"
    Released: May 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Forgiven, Not Forgotten is the debut album by Irish pop rock group The Corrs. It was released by Atlantic Records on 26 September 1995 across the world. The album was primarily produced by David Foster, with additional production by Jim Corr. In January 1997, a special tour edition of the album was released in Australia and New Zealand and featured a bonus disc containing live and rare tracks which were recorded from their Forgiven, Not Forgotten World Tour.

The title track and the band was featured in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210 called "Turn Back the Clock". The band performed the song at a New Year's Eve party at the Peach Pit After Dark. The album spawned five official single releases.

Tour[edit]

On 26 April 1996 the Corrs embarked on their Forgiven, Not Forgotten World Tour that started in Ennis, Ireland, before then travelling to Europe, Australia, Asia, America and Canada, ultimately lasting the better part of two years.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Corrs, except "Someday": additional music by David Foster.

No. Title Length
1. "Erin Shore" (intro) (instrumental) 0:27
2. "Forgiven, Not Forgotten" 4:15
3. "Heaven Knows" 4:18
4. "Along with the Girls" (instrumental) 0:49
5. "Someday" 3:51
6. "Runaway" 4:24
7. "The Right Time" 4:07
8. "The Minstrel Boy" (instrumental) 2:12
9. "Toss the Feathers" (instrumental) 2:50
10. "Love to Love You" 4:08
11. "Secret Life" 4:31
12. "Carraroe Jig" (instrumental) 0:52
13. "Closer" 4:05
14. "Leave Me Alone" 3:40
15. "Erin Shore" (instrumental) 4:14

Personnel[edit]

The Band[edit]

Featuring[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Jim Corr. David Foster
  • Engineers: Andrew Boland, Felipe Elgueta, Dave Reitzas
  • Mixing: Dave Reitzas, Bob Clearmountain
  • Mixing assistant: Ryan Freeland
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Assistant mastering engineer: Brian K. Lee
  • Arranger: Jim Corr, David Foster
  • String arrangements: David Foster
  • Keyboard programming: Jim Corr
  • Synclavier programming: Simon Franglen
  • Art direction: Richard Bates, Sung Lee-Crawforth
  • Photography: Guzman (Constance Hansen & Russell Peacock)

Charts and certifications[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[25] 9× Platinum 630,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[26] Platinum 100,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[27] Platinum 50,000^
France (SNEP)[28] Platinum 300,000*
Ireland (IRMA)[29] 13× Platinum 195,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[30] Platinum 15,000^
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[15] 3× Platinum 300,000^
Sweden (GLF)[31] Gold 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[32] 3× Platinum 900,000^
United States (RIAA)[33] Gold 500,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[34] 2× Platinum 2,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release details[edit]

  • 1995, UK, Atlantic 7567-92612-2, release date: 22 September 1995, CD
  • 1995, Mexico, Atlantic 7826-94675-2, release date: 22 September 1995, CD
  • 1995, UK, Atlantic 7567-92612-4, release date: 26 September 1995, Cassette
  • 1995, Japan, Warner AMCY-913, release date; 21 December 1995, CD (with bonus track)
  • 1996, UK (reissue), release date: 19 February 1996, CD
  • 1997, Japan, Warner AMCY-2427, release date: 25 October 1997, CD (with bonus track)
  • 1997, Australia, New Zealand, Atlantic 7567-92754-2, release date: January 1997, CD (limited tour edition)
  • 1999, UK, Atlantic 7567926128, release date: 29 November 1999, MiniDisc
  • 2001, Australia, Atlantic 7567-80963-2, release date: 2001, CD (double release with Talk on Corners special edition)
  • 2001, France, Atlantic 7567-93072-2, release date: 2001, CD (as gold disc limited collector's edition)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
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Preceded by
Recurring Dream by Crowded House
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
25–31 August 1996
15–21 September 1996
29 September – 5 October 1996
Succeeded by
No Code by Pearl Jam