Corey Hart

(Corey Mitchell Hart)

Corey Hart
Corey Hart
  • Born: May 31, 1962
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter, Producer









Corey Mitchell Hart is a Canadian singer, best known for his hit singles "Sunglasses at Night" and "Never Surrender". He has sold over 16 million records worldwide and scored nine US Billboard Top 40 hits. In Canada, Hart has amassed 30 Top 40 hits, including 11 in the Top 10, over the course of over 35 years in the music industry. Nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1984, Hart is an inductee of both Canada's Music Hall of Fame and Canada's Walk of Fame, and is also a multiple Juno award nominee and winner, including the Diamond Award for his best-selling album Boy in the Box. He has also been honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN).

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Above these universal themes 'Truth Will Set U Free' is also a song composed for those who were born gay. I am a straight man so I do not profess to understand or know what a LGBT person experiences but I do recognize injustice when I see it. Truth
Along the beach I never collected shells from my father's shore.
I became somewhat reclusive during a period of time in the '80s. Time
I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley - grapple with it that way - but I prefer not to analyse it that much.
I needed to step away from music because the truth was I couldn't be the dad I wanted to be to my kids. My truth was that I could not reconcile the two worlds - the entertainment world and being the dad I wanted to be in the present. You can't substitute time, you just can't. Truth ;Time ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure. Failure ;Success
It's weird. Prior to having my first record, Corey Hart was just my name.
Money, celebrity and power can be very intoxicating. Power ;Money, Coins & Minting
Music was my oxygen. It's what saved me from being a really lonely and scared teenager. Music, Chants & Rapps
My idea of a romantic night is to watch action films. Romantic
There is no schooling for fame and success. You learn as you walk. Success
There is nothing more important in my life than being a father. I will never allow any of my career choices or aspirations to threaten this bond. Life
This may sound strange but I had dreams as a kid of doing exactly what I ended up doing in my life. Life
'Truth Will Set U Free' is about honesty. My philosophic belief that ultimately being true to yourself is liberating, with every individual's inalienable right to be who they are without fear or recrimination. Truth
Truthfully, I'm still Corey Hart, Dad, first. Families, Children & Parenting
Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while.

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