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The Corrs, with Sophie B. Hawkins 

Saturday, August 21, at Tower City Amphitheater.

Blessed with the type of genes for which many people selectively breed, the members of the comely Corrs clan -- singer Andrea, drummer Caroline, violinist Sharon, and guitarist/keyboardist Jim -- are probably the longest-lasting Irish musical ambassadors to America besides U2.

Specializing in sparkling adult-pop tunes occasionally peppered with tin whistles and other stylistic quirks of the Emerald Isle, the quartet debuted in 1996 with Forgiven, Not Forgotten and hit it big Stateside with the Go-Go's-flavored pop of "Breathless," from 2000's In Blue. Along the way, Bono gave the band his doting rock-star seal of approval, vocalizing and slow dancing with Andrea on the Live in Dublin rendition of Ryan Adams's "When the Stars Go Blue" and co-writing the band's jazz dream "Time Enough for Tears" with Gavin Friday. Nevertheless, the Corrs's latest, Borrowed Heaven, sounds like Shania Twain's pop album -- minus the latter disc's aspirations of global domination.

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