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Album Review: California 37

After the success of their comeback album “Save Me, San Francisco” [1], Train decided to stay close to California and released another album with a similar focus on the wine-growing areas outside of San Francisco. This album was not quite … Continue reading

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Album Review: Save Me, San Francisco

I do not think that I would ever expect salvation of any kind from San Francisco (perhaps I am a bit biased), but this album did provide a salvation of sorts for the career of Train [1], after the disappointing … Continue reading

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Album Review: My Private Nation

The third album of Train [1], this album marked a change in Train as a band, where there was a distinct shift from a rootsy country-influenced rock sound to a sound much more influenced by adult contemporary elements. The album … Continue reading

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Album Review: Drops Of Jupiter

Drops Of Jupiter is the second album by Train [1] and it continues in the country-influenced folk rock of the band’s self-titled debut. The album achieved platinum success, continuing the band’s popularity, largely thanks to the success of “Drops Of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Train

Train was the first album by the band Train [1], some of whose singles I became familiar with as a student in college. This particular album was a hit somewhat out of left field, going platinum and spawning the top … Continue reading

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Album Review: For Me, It’s You

It should be obvious to most of my readers that I am a fan of Train [1]. This particular album came out in 2006, at a particularly crucial time in my life, and it is an example of an album … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Think I’m The Only Cab On The Road

Five years ago today, my father died of a heart attack.  I heard the news as I was getting my taxes done, and within a day or two I was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with my brother and my mother, numb … Continue reading

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A Musing On Liner Notes: An Imaginary History of Train

04/25/2012: Edited for a new Train hit, “Drive By.” 08/09/2018:  Quite a few new hits to update for Train. One of the sort of “dream jobs” I would have would be to research and write the liner notes for the … Continue reading

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