Best Songs By Train (Band)

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Top 5 Train Songs

Train is a very famous band originated from San Francisco, California. The band at the moment contains an essential threesome of Pat Monahan (the vocalist), Scott Underwood (the drummer), and Jimmy Stafford (the guitarist).

With a team that comprised of innovative members Monahan, Underwood, Stafford, Charlie Colin, and Rob Hotchkiss, the band accomplished success of mainstream with their debut album self-titled ‘Train’ that was released back in the year 1998 with the successful Meet Virginia. The band Train’s album of 2001, Drops of Jupiter had the main single called Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me) that successfully in 2002 earned two Grammy Awards. The well-known album was actually double platinum certified in the U.S. as well as Canada and it also remains the good band’s most awesome selling album to this date.

The band Train’s third great studio album called My Private Nation was officially released back in the year 2003 and was platinum certified in the U.S. with the super hit song called Calling All Angels. Following the goodbyes of Colin and Hotchkiss, the band successfully released their amazing fourth album called For Me, It’s You back in the year 2006, aong with Brandon Bush (the keyboardist) as well as Johnny Colt (the bass guy). Regardless of the fact a usually progressive reception from critics, the album was unsuccessfully commercially. Then, the band Train went on a three-year pause/break.

Let us talk about the top 5 Train songs.

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5. Hey, Soul Sister


The song Hey, Soul Sister is from Train, the American rock band. It is written by the lead singer called Patrick Monahan, Espen Lind, and Amund Bjørklund. It was officially released as the main single from the Train’s fifth good studio album known as Save Me, San Francisco.

The song hit to number three on the chart of Billboard Hot 100 as well as is their top charting song to this date. Back in September 21st 2012, it has successfully sold more than 6 million digital copies in the United States. It is the high-selling song on the iTunes Store back in 2010, as well as the second global top-selling song in the United States back in the year 2010. Also, it is the Train’s most commercially prosperous single to date, getting to number one in about 16 countries at that time. The single also attained a certification of 6 x platinum by the wel-known ‘Recording Industry Association of America’ on September 21st, 2012. The live version of the song Hey, Soul Sister brought in a Grammy Award for the famous band at the ‘53rd Annual Grammy Awards’. The hit song was not entitled for any Grammy award in the General Field.

4. 50  Ways to Say Goodbye


The song 50 Ways to Say Goodbye is a well-known song by the pop rock band Train from their famous sixth great studio album called California 37. It legitimately obstructed adult contemporary as well as pop radio in the U.S. on 11th of June, 2012. It reached at number 20 on the Hot 100 chart. It was gold certified by the RIAA on the 20th of September, 2012.

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3. Save Me, San Francisco


The song Save Me, San Francisco by Train is the fifth well-known album from and was officially released on 27th of October, 2009, via Columbia Records. The famous album was Gold certified by the Recording Industry Association of America on the 9th of September, 2010 as well as on April 2012 and has sold more than 954,000 copies in the United States.

The album’s initial single which was Hey, Soul Sister, has marked a come back to the band’s awesome folk-rock roots and it was released to digital stores on 11th of August, 2009. The amazing song has since turned this band’s fourth career Top 40 hit on the Hot 100 Billboard as well as second career top 10 hit, peaking to number three after 26 weeks it was officially released. Also, it is the Train’s the most-selling single to date in the U.S., including Australia, Canada, New Zealand,  and the Netherlands.

2. Drive By

Train - Drive By

The song Drive By is from obviously the hit band Train. It is from their well-known sixth studio album called California 37. It was successfully released in the U.S. as the hit album’s lead single on the 10th of January, 2012. The song was prominently written by the lead singer named Patrick Monahan as well as Norwegian the songwriting duet Amund Bjørklund as well as Espen Lindthe, which is the similar team that is responsible for the band’s 2010 top-selling single called Hey, Soul Sister. The wel-known song Drive By hit at number 10 on the Hot 100 Billboard, turning Train’s third top 10 hit in the United States. It was given a certification of double platinum by the RIAA on the 23rd of July, 2012, for over 2 million sales in the United States. Wow! Globally, the song turned into a top ten hit in over 13 countries. Train performed the hit song on the TV series of 90210 in the “Blood Is Thicker Than Mud” episode that aired on the 13th of March, 2012. Also, the band performed a parody known as “Five By” with Elmo as well as Count von Count for a certain Sesame Street episode.

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1. Marry Me


The song “Marry Me” is a hit one and was successfully written by Pat Monahan. It was recorded by the band Train, for their well-known fifth studio album  called Save Me, San Francisco. The hit song was officially released on the 25th of October, 2010 as the famous album’s third great single. The single has hit in the top 40 on the Hot 100 Billboard, which marks the very first time the band has ever had three successive top 40 hits, and also the very first time they have had three songs from only one album chart on the Hot 100. The band’s first two well-known albums each included one certain song that hit on the Hot 100, while My Private Nation had two.

It has successfully performed quite well on Adult Contemporary radio, where it has reached within the Top great 5 of the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart as well as the chart of Adult Pop Songs.



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