COREY HART TALKS FAMILY, FAME AHEAD OF NATIONAL TOUR

When Corey Hart's hit song Sunglasses at Night came out in 1984, MTV was the new big thing and music videos were exploding onto the scene. That's how a lot of people got to know the 22-year-old James Dean look-a-like.

Corey Hart, wearing sunglasses — but not at night. Hart dropped by CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning this week to talk about why he left the music scene behind, and why he's now making a comeback. (John Wagner Photography)

COREY HART TALKS FAMILY, FAME AHEAD OF NATIONAL TOUR
Hart is set to be inducted to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in March.

He’s won Juno awards, his albums have been certified platinum and now, he’s set to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame — but not before dropping by the Ottawa Morning studios.

Corey Hart, the ’80s sensation behind the hits “Sunglasses at Night” and “Never Surrender,” is jumping back into music with a new album and a cross-country tour.

His return wasn’t planned — but three decades after topping the charts and four kids later, it seemed like the right time. READ MORE



COREY HART DETAILS LONG-AWAITED COMEBACK: NEW EP, TOUR AND CANADIAN MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
After a two-decade-long hiatus, pop icon Corey Hart is making his return to the music scene.

The Canadian Walk of Famer is known for singles such as Sunglasses at Night and Never Surrender, among many other monumental synth-pop songs that changed the course of the nation’s music in the 1980s.

Hart, 56, left the spotlight in 1998 after releasing his last album, Jade. He devoted his time to his raising his four children after an extremely successful career. On Jan. 16, it was revealed that Hart will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the Juno Awards in March.  READ MORE


AT 56, COREY HART SURRENDERED AND RETURNED TO THE STUDIO AND THE STAGE
Corey Hart is, by his own admission, an “all or nothing” kind of guy.

So while, to outward appearances, the once-inescapable Can-pop superstar responsible for such timeless ’80s staples as “Sunglasses at Night” and “Never Surrender” has opted to do nothing for the better part of 20 years, the opposite is actually true: he just went “all in” being a father to the four children he has with his wife, chanteuse Québécoise Julie Masse. He decided his kids were everything. And he has no regrets about that. READ MORE



COREY HART ON STEPPING AWAY FROM THE SPOTLIGHT AND WHY HE’S NOW MAKING HIS RETURN
When Corey Hart’s hit song Sunglasses at Night came out in 1984, MTV was the new big thing and music videos were exploding onto the scene. That’s how a lot of people got to know the 22-year-old James Dean look-a-like. But that’s just one part of a huge career.

Hart’s career is about to be recognized with an induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, where he will join the likes of Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell. This morning, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced that Hart will be honoured at this year’s Juno Awards on Sunday, March 17. READ MORE


COREY HART TO BE INDUCTED INTO CANADIAN MUSIC HALL OF FAME AT JUNO AWARDS
Corey Hart will join Canadian music royalty in the country’s music hall of fame.

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says Hart, who has sold more than 16 million albums, will be inducted during the Juno Awards in London, Ont., on March 17, when he will also perform for the first time in 20 years. READ MORE


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