Wednesday April 1, 2020

Book review: Barefoot Pilgrimage: A Memoir by Andrea Corr

Corr values on show as a former pop star looks back

3rd November, 2019
Andrea Corr has written an assured and inviting memoir Pic: Getty

Music/memoir: Barefoot Pilgrimage: A Memoir, By Andrea Corr, HarperCollins, €16.45

In many ways, the Corrs were outliers during their heyday. Though they were no strangers to a good social gathering, the Louth siblings were almost an ethereal, wholesome palate cleanser to the crude and vulgar bacchanalia of Celtic Tiger Ireland.

Jim, Caroline, Sharon and Andrea Corr were ubiquitous with their inoffensive Celtic ballad-pop, and yet we knew relatively little about them. They...

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