Is it The Right Time for a Corrs comeback?
Earlier this week, Bo no caused great excitement by tweeting that ‘The Boys are Backin Town’ but little did we know that The Family were back fro md’ Town for their first gig in 10 years. As U2 play the other side of the Liffey, The Corrs play the intimate Ruby Sessions in Doyle’ s Pub, and it’ s apparent that none of them has aged in the past 500 years; are The C or rs are our very own Children of Lír?
Kicking off with I Do What I Like and moving onto their cover of Fleet wood Mac’ s Dreams, the energy in the room shifts from excited to ethereal. Super fans Miguel Castillo and Bel Luna– who met on an online C or rs forum and moved to Ireland from Mexico in 2009 because they loved them so much–say that they have been waiting all their lives to see The Corrs play. With approximately 100 people in attendance and all proceeds going to the Simon Community, this gigis testing the waters for their upcoming tour and new album White Light (reviewed on page14).
Things get row dy once Breath less begins and it escalates during the vigorous reel TosstheFeathers. Itwould appear that some are ready to dip inmorethanatoe.
The syn chronic it yb et we en the siblings comes easily during this shortset, makingtheir10-year absence from the live circuit feel like nothing. The ecstasy of The Corr sis hard to explain but the fervo ur of the night reaches breaking point during an all- consuming rendition of Runaway. Who knew that their tr ad-rock fusion would continue to touch us in2015?Everyone, inaway,is a casual Corr sf an because no home in Ireland is without a copy of their 1997 album Talk on Corners. Their come back may not mean much to some but for The Corr sand their many die hard fans, thisisThe RightTime.