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Patrick Monahan

Monahan performing in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Background information
Born February 28, 1969 (1969-02-28) (age 41)Waterford, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres Pop Rock,
Country Rock,
Occupations Lead singer, songwriter, Actor
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Saxophone, Flute, Electric Violin, Clarinet, Vibraphone, Trumpet, Trombone
Associated acts Train

Patrick "Pat" Monahan (born February 28, 1969) is the lead singer and songwriter for the Grammy award winning band Train. He is a successful solo artist and has collaborated with multiple other artists. Monahan plays acoustic guitar, mandolin, percussion, saxophone, flute, electric violin, clarinet and trombone.


Life and career

Monahan was born in Erie, Pennsylvania.

He released his first solo album, Last of Seven, on September 18, 2007 followed by a nation-wide tour. He followed the tour up with a small, intimate acoustic tour, which inspired his "Last of Seven Acoustic," available via digital download only. His first solo single, "Her Eyes", was released to radio stations in July of 2007 and ranked in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot AC chart. His second single is "Two Ways to Say Goodbye".

On "Last of Seven" Monahan duets with folk-rocker Brandi Carlile, and special guest appearances by Richie Sambora and Graham Nash. Monahan co-wrote two songs with Guy Chambers for Tina Turner, recorded for her recent hits album, Tina!: Her Greatest Hits.

Monahan currently resides in Seattle, WA.


  • December 21, 2007: Pat Appeared on Jonathan H. Carrillo And... on KPIX-TV.
  • Pat and Train appeared on the episode "Second Chances" of CSI: NY, in which Pat plays a former homeless drug addict who is plotted against to be killed. Train also briefly performs "Hey, Soul Sister", a single from their album Save Me San Francisco, in the episode, and their 2003 hit Calling All Angels is played in the background of the ending scene.



Studio albums

Year Album details US
2007 Last of Seven 82


Year Single Peak positions Album
US US Adult
2007 "Her Eyes" 110 9 Last of Seven
2008 "Two Ways to Say Goodbye" 21
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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