Charlie Colin founder of US rock band dead

Charlie Colin, one of the founding members of the US rock band Train, passed away on May 22, 2024, at the age of 60. The news of his death has left the music industry and fans across the world in shock.

Colin was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He started playing the bass guitar at a young age and soon became passionate about music. In 1993, he co-founded Train along with lead singer Patrick Monahan and guitarist Rob Hotchkiss. The band went on to achieve great success with their hit songs such as “Drops of Jupiter” and “Hey, Soul Sister.”

Charlie Colin

Colin was known for his exceptional talent as a bass player. He was also a gifted songwriter and contributed to many of Train’s popular songs. His distinctive sound and style were a key part of the band’s success.

In addition to his music career, Colin was also known for his philanthropic work. He was involved in various charitable causes and organizations and was passionate about making a positive impact in the world.

The news of Colin’s death has left his family, friends, and fans heartbroken. Tributes have poured in from across the music industry and beyond, with many expressing their condolences and sharing memories of his contributions to music and the world.

Train released a statement on their social media accounts, expressing their sorrow at the loss of their friend and bandmate. “We are devastated by the loss of our brother Charlie,” the statement read. “He was an incredible musician, songwriter, and human being, and we will miss him dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time.”

Colin’s death is a great loss to the music industry and to his fans around the world. He will be remembered for his exceptional talent, his passion for music, and his dedication to making a positive impact in the world. Rest in peace, Charlie Colin.

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