Former Train Bassist Charlie Colin Dies at 58

Written by Henrik Rothen

May.22 - 2024 10:24 PM CET

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Photo: Wiki Commons
Charlie Colin, former bassist of the rock band Train, has passed away at the age of 58 after a tragic accident in Belgium.

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Charlie Colin, renowned for his time with the rock band Train, has died.

His mother confirmed the sad news to Page Six on Wednesday.

The 58-year-old musician reportedly fell in the shower while house-sitting for a friend in Belgium.

Mystery Surrounds the Fatal Fall

The exact circumstances of the fall remain unclear.

It was only after Colin's friend returned from a trip, approximately five days later, that his body was discovered. The cause and timing of the fall are still unknown.

From Train to Fame

Charlie Colin co-founded Train in 1993 and played a pivotal role in the band's success for a decade.

Alongside Pat Monahan, Rob Hotchkiss, Jimmy Stafford, and Scott Underwood, Colin helped propel Train to stardom in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

The band gained massive popularity with hits like "Drops of Jupiter" and "Hey, Soul Sister."

Departure and Personal Struggles

Colin left Train in 2003 due to struggles with alcoholism. Despite his departure, the band's legacy continued to grow, but Colin's contribution to their early success remains significant.

The music world mourns the loss of Charlie Colin, a talented bassist whose work left a lasting impact on rock music.

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