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Train Play The Hits – And They Have A Lot Of Them!

Our guests today, the pop rock band Train have been together for 20 years. They are one of the few guitar oriented bands to still be making an impact on pop radio. Right from the beginning they had hits like 1998’s "Meet Virginia" and 2001’s "Drops of Jupiter". The band did suffer a bit of a slide and lead singer Pat Monahan released a solo album in 2007. But they came back strong with "Hey Soul Sister" in 2010 and have not looked back. Their new album Bulletproof Picasso comes out September 16th. We'll try to find out how they do it and definitely discuss Pat's early years singing in a Led Zeppelin cover band in this session recorded in front of an audience at World Cafe Live.

Session Setlist
Hey Soul Sister
Angel In Blue Jeans
Drive By
Drops Of Jupiter

Recent Release: : Bulletproof Picasso
Release Date: September 16, 2014
Label: Columbia