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Caroline Corr Quotes


The drummer for the folk-rock band, The Corrs.
(1973 - )

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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.
 

Actually, I wear the nail polish to hide how grubby my nails are.
 

And I've played piano since I was little, so I was originally the piano player in the band.
 

But I do have an idea in my head before I go in about what I'm going to do.
 

I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one.
 

I listened to a lot of bands that were happening at the time, but no one in particular.
 

I mean, y'know, platinum is different in every country, which can be confusing.
 

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.
 

I really like to have a bit of direction, you know?
 

I remember my first show was a live TV show in Ireland, and I was just petrified. It was horrific.
 

I used to play the piano in the band, and so there's some horrendous scenes of me playing the keyboards.
 

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!!!
 

I'm not the hottest tuner on the planet, so I normally get someone to come out and do it for me.
 

I've always stayed pretty fit. I felt I needed to give myself energy by exercising and things like that.
 

In Ireland, it's been like U2 and The Cranberries, which is rock, but you know they're Irish.
 

It's been crazy trying to tour with a baby. But it's actually working out okay.
 

Oh yeah, we all write. That's what's great about when you have basics in piano.
 

Our parents were musicians.
 

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.
 

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!!
 


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