Train - Meet Virginia Lyrics | SongMeanings
Jan 23, Train, the band behind "Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)" and "Meet Virginia," is once again as edgy Take "Play That Song," the new CD's first single. Train were inescapable during the turn of the 21st century, when songs like " Meet Virginia" became a Top 40 hit one year later, but the band truly hit its stride . I got heat about a few lyrics in that song from either my record company or So that's what "Meet Virginia" is about, a bunch of different people.
I woke up from a dream shortly after my mother had passed away. And so, I felt like she was sending me a message about floating through the atmosphere and then coming back with 'Drops with Jupiter' in her hair to tell me the story.
The song became the band's most commercially successful single, went six times Platinum, and is actually about what Patrick imagined what it would be like to go to popular desert festival Burning Man.
Monahan explains, "'Hey, Soul Sister,' actually, was daydreaming about what it would be like to go to Burning Man. It's an art festival out in the desert that started from a bunch of San Francisco natives. Now, it's turned into a massive city that they create no litter, and they go out there and celebrate art and just being free, and it's cool. Monahan tells us of the story of how he wrote the song, "'Marry Me' is about my wife.
I sat on the kitchen counter and wrote that song on acoustic guitar.
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Pat Monahan out to prove Train can still make great pop music
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Although few labels showed interest at first, Train eventually attracted the interest of Columbia Records, who signed the band to one of its smaller labels -- Aware Records -- and issued the self-financed debut record Train in The song remained in the Top 40 for nearly 40 weeks, while the album itself sold more than three million copies.
My Private Nation followed in and went platinum, largely due to the successful single "Calling All Angels.
For Me, It's You followed inbut sales proved to be the lowest of Train 's career. Accordingly, Monahan briefly turned his focus inward, releasing a solo album in and briefly touring behind it. He returned to the fold shortly thereafter, though, and Train issued their fifth album, Save Me, San Franciscoin The album helped rejuvenate Train 's career, with "Hey, Soul Sister" peaking at number three on the Billboard