Train is an American pop-rock group from San Fran. The group now comprises center trio of Pat Monahan (vocals), Jimmy Stafford (guitar), and Scott Underwood (drums).

With a line up that incorporated initial members Monahan, Stafford, Underwood, Rob Hotchkiss, and Charlie Colin, the group reached mainstream success by using their debut record, Train , which was launched in 1998 with the strike Satisfy Virginia; Train’s 2001 record, Drops of Jupiter featured the direct single Drops of Jupiter (Inform Me), which won two Grammy Awards in 2002. The record was certified double platinum in america and Canada and stays the group’s best selling record to date.

Train’s third studio album, My Personal Nation , launched in 2003, was certified platinum in the Usa with the strike Contacting All Angels. Following the departures of Hotchkiss and Colin, the group released their fourth album, For Me personally, It is You in 2006, with Brandon Bush (keyboards) and Johnny Colt (bass guitar). Despite a typically favorable reception from critics, the record was commercially unsuccessful. Because of the Train continued a three-year hiatus.

In late 2009, Train launched the record Save Me, San Francisco Bay Area , from which record three singles—-the RIAA 6x Platinum -qualified international strike Hey, Soul Sister, If It’s Love and Marry Me—-attained superior positions in the Billboard Hot 100 at number 3, 3 4, and 3 4, respectively. The record itself has been licensed gold by the RIAA and ARIA and has offered 954,000 models. Since 2008, Jerry Becker (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals) and Hector Maldonado (bass, guitar, percussion, backing vocals) have been touring and recording with all the team around the world.

In April 2012, Train launched their sixth studio album titled California 3 7 The first single in the record entitled Drive-By achieved number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was a Leading 10 in great BRITAIN, their first Top-20 single since 2009.

Following the dissolution of his Led Zeppelin cover band, vocalist Pat Monahan left his home town of Erie, Pa in late 1993. He resettled in Ca and crossed trails with Rob Hotchkiss, who performed in neighborhood nightclubs and coffee-houses. Lead vocals were shared by the two, with Hotchkiss on harmonica and guitar, and Monahan enjoying percussion, including a conga attached to your kick-drum pedal. Hotchkiss had become the direct singer for L.A.-centered Apostles. After determining to form the full group, the duo recruited Jimmy Stafford on guitar, Charlie Colin on bass, and Scott Underwood on drums, thereby solidifying Train’s line up in 1994. Train tried to get signed under Columbia Records in 1996, but were declined. Later, the group chose to release their very first self-titled CD alone. By 1997, these were touring nationwide, starting concerts for groups like Barenaked Ladies , Hootie & the Blowfish , Cracker and Counting Crows 1998-2002: Train , Drops of Jupiter.

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