A very straightforward release from the Corrs
, who spend the majority of this outing in full-blown pop mode, with the Celtic elements mostly being relegated to the backgrounds of several songs. The one exception is the closing instrumental, "Rebel Heart," which stirs itself up full-bloodily to provide the album with an anthem. In Blue
is a bright, peppy set that bears more than a few comparisons to the work of bands such as the Bangles
, though the Corrs
have an additional advantage in that Caroline Corr
is an impressively muscular drummer. The CD includes a HyperCD section with a video for "Breathless" and various web links.