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Caroline Corr
MBE

Caroline Corr in the White Light Tour.
Background information
Birth name Caroline Georgina Corr
Born (1973-03-17) 17 March 1973 (age 43)
Origin Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland
Genres Pop, rock, Celtic
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums, bodhrán, percussion, tambourine, cajón, piano, vocals
Years active 1990–present
Labels 143, Lava, Atlantic, Warner Music Group
Associated acts The Corrs
Website www.thecorrswebsite.com
Notable instruments
Yamaha 30th Anniversary Champagne
Remo Drum Heads
Zildjian Cymbals
Brendan White bodhrán

I used to play the piano in the band, and so there's some horrendous scenes of me playing the keyboards.
Caroline Corr
A lot of the songs are written on piano or guitar, so I contribute, and I have done so since the beginning. So it's been good to be involved completely musically as well.
Caroline Corr
When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad. I thought I looked half crazy.
Caroline Corr
In Ireland, it's been like U2 and The Cranberries, which is rock, but you know they're Irish.
Caroline Corr
And I've played piano since I was little, so I was originally the piano player in the band.
Caroline Corr
I remember my first show was a live TV show in Ireland, and I was just petrified. It was horrific.
Caroline Corr
I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one.
It's been crazy trying to tour with a baby. But it's actually working out okay.
Caroline Corr
Waking up with a bad head in the morning is difficult sometimes.
Actually, I wear the nail polish to hide how grubby my nails are.
But I do have an idea in my head before I go in about what I'm going to do.
Caroline Corr
Oh yeah, we all write. That's what's great about when you have basics in piano.
Caroline Corr
I really didn't even have time to get that many lessons, to be honest, because I was suddenly on the road. I was kind of thrown in the deep end. But that wasn't a bad thing when I look back at it.
Caroline Corr
There's actually 14 in our family, but we disowned the others.
Our parents were very strict. Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules, such as after six on a school night you didn't go out, and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time. It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up.
Caroline Corr
I listened to a lot of bands that were happening at the time, but no one in particular.
Caroline Corr
I mean, y'know, platinum is different in every country, which can be confusing.
Caroline Corr
I would like not only to have a successful band, but I want to have children, a home, and a husband. Two or three. Children, not husbands!!!
Caroline Corr
I really like to have a bit of direction, you know?
Well I had a musical background, but I still didn't know a lot about drums at the time.
Caroline Corr
Yes, we record practically everything on Pro Tools.
There was no one in particular I really tried to copy.
We do it because we love to play music and that's what we're all about.
Caroline Corr
When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad. I thought I looked half crazy.
Caroline Corr
We go in and I do my thing, and then we supplement it with whatever we want.
Caroline Corr
Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.
Caroline Corr
We've worked very hard as a band and would like to think we've got this far on the strength of our music.
Caroline Corr
Sharon went on to play classical but we actually went into totally different instruments which was lucky for the band because otherwise we'd all be playing the same thing!!
Caroline Corr
I've always stayed pretty fit. I felt I needed to give myself energy by exercising and things like that.
Caroline Corr
We play our Irish songs a bit more loosely.
I'm not the hottest tuner on the planet, so I normally get someone to come out and do it for me.
Caroline Corr
Our parents were musicians.