Is it The Right Time for a Corrs come­back?

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - TICKET STUBS - LouiseBru­ton

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.

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