Corey Hartwas born on May 31, 1962, in Montreal, Canada. Corey was raised in Montreal, Canada, Spain, Mexico City, Mexico, and Key Biscayne, Florida. He is an Award nominated Canadian musician who sang for Tom Jones and recorded with Paul Anka in Las Vegas. He also recorded demos with Billy Joel and Eric Clapton at the age of 19 and at the age of 20, he signed on with a major recording label.
Corey was raised by his mother from the time that he was 10. His first album was recorded in Manchester, England in 1982, and released in 1983. The name of the album was First Offense and from it came the hit song called Sunglasses At Night. There were many copies sold in the United States and in Canada. Boy In the Box was his next album release in 1985 and from it came the hit song, Never Surrender. This song was his highest charting single of them all. Corey became so popular, especially among the adolescents, that he was offered the role of Marty McFly in the movie, Back To the Future. Corey turned the offer down and the role was given to Michael J. Fox instead. Michael is also a Canadian native.
Corey lost his popularity after The Boy In the Box was played out. He lives in the Bahamas today with his wife , Julie Masse, who is a French Canadian singer. The couple have 4 children. They are, daughters, India, Dante, and River, and son Rain. Corey spends his time primarily writing songs for his wife and for other artists such as Celine Dion. His hit song, Sunglasses at Night, was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, as part of the New Wave radio station, Wave 103.
Corey Hart released a total of 9 albums and 27 singles during his musical singing career. The nine albums were, First Offense (1983), Boy In the Box (1985), Fields of Fire (1986), Young Man Running (1988), Bang (1990), Corey Hart: The Singles (1991), Attitude and Virtue (1992), Corey Hart (1996), and Jade (1998).
Corey was only 13 years old when he sang for Tom Jones and he succeeded to making a solo career for himself at a very young age. By the time he was 20 he was a star and had much solo success. He continues to write and his name lives on in his music being sung by others. Not many musicians can make the claim of the success he has had. Many musicians and bands come and go and many of them do not succeed at all. There is no way of knowing if one is going to be successful unless they try and give it all they have. They have to put their heart and soul into their love for music.
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