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Train
Studio album by Train
Released February 24, 1998
Genre Rock, Roots Rock
Length 56:38
Label Aware Records
Producer Train
Professional reviews
Train chronology
Train
(1998)
One and a Half
(1999)
Singles from Train
  1. "Free"
  2. "Meet Virginia"
  3. "I Am"

Train is the 1998 debut album from the band Train. The album was self-produced for $25,000 and three singles from the album were released. The first single released, "Free," was largely a hit on rock stations. The second, "Meet Virginia" was a top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #15[1], and the third single from this album was "I Am". The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

Contents

Track listing

(all songs written by Train)

Track Title Length
1. "Meet Virginia"   4:00
2. "I Am"   4:29
3. "If You Leave"   3:29
4. "Homesick"   4:39
5. "Free"   3:58
6. "Blind"   5:01
7. "Eggplant"   3:11
8. "Idaho"   4:57
9. "Days"   4:39
10. "Rat"   4:32
11. "Swaying"   4:13
12. "Train"   5:34
13. "Heavy"   3:49

The original, independent release, released in 1996, had a different track listing.

Original Track listing

  1. I Am
  2. Free
  3. Homesick
  4. Blind
  5. Eggplant
  6. Meet Virginia
  7. Train
  8. Rat
  9. Swaying
  10. Days
  11. Idaho
  12. Sorry For
  13. The Highway

Reception

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Album

Year Album Chart Position
1999 Train The Billboard 200 76
Heatseekers 1

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1998 "Free" Main Stream Rock 12
1999 "Meet Virginia" Billboard Hot 100 15
Modern Rock Tracks 25
Adult Top 40 2
Top 40 Mainstream 10
Mainstream Rock 21
Top 40 Tracks 12
2000 "Meet Virginia" Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1
"I Am" Adult Top 40 35

Certifications

Organization Level Date
RIAA – USA Gold November 3, 1999
RIAA – USA Platinum March 16, 2000

[2]

Personnel

  • David Bryson - Mixing
  • Gary Cirimelli - Mixing Assistant
  • Charlie Colin - Bass
  • Charlie Gillingham - Organ, Piano, Mellotron
  • Rob Hotchkiss - Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Curtis Mathewson - Moog Synthesizer, Producer, Mandola
  • Mike McHugh - Engineer
  • Pat Monahan - Percussion, Vocals, Lyricist
  • Charles Quagliana - Engineer
  • Jimmy Stafford - Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
  • Richard Stutting - Artwork, Design, Illustrations
  • Train - Producer
  • Scott Underwood - Percussion, Drums
  • Matt Wallace - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Alan Yoshida - Mastering

References


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