Train - Save Me, San Francisco (Deluxe Edition)

Train - Save Me, San Francisco (Deluxe Edition)

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San Francisco's Train hit the charts with a bang early in the 21st century with hits like "Calling All Angels" and "Drops of Jupiter." Save Me, San Francisco took four years to make, four studios in the United States and England, songwriting collaborators, and even a handful of producers, though Martin Terefe gets final credit. Save Me, San Francisco is a very focused record, centering around the theme of a wandering young rocker who falls in love and wants to settle down. The title track opens with an acoustic guitar playing a variation on the classic I-IV-V progression, a snare kicks in, and Pat Monahan's vocal evokes prime Bob Seger in its confessional style. A piano and electric guitars enter on "whooo-hooo-hooo" chorus, and it's near-perfect radio rock. That said, the single "Hey Soul Sister," a love song with the best anthemic Train chorus to date, is the album's most memorable cut, name-checking Mr. Mister and employing a Madonna metaphor -- crediting her in the process. Acoustic guitars, kick drums, tom-toms, mandolins, and a B-3 underscoring Monahan's emotive lyrics and melody make it literally unforgettable. "I Got You" samples the Doobie Brothers' "Black Water" as an intro, and then further uses its chorus with a faux-reggae backbeat. It's a high-gloss, big-production pop number. There are a couple of Monahan's signature ballads here, too: the conflict-laden "This Ain't Goodbye," arranged with strings, and "Words," with its undying profession of standing in the eye of the storm to protect the protagonist's beloved. "Brick by Brick," with its swelling refrain, has a lyric that promises the moon and tries to deliver it in the processional 4/4 time that underscores all of Train's power ballads. The album concludes with "Marry Me," in which Monahan sings nearly prayerfully, accompanied only by an acoustic guitar, flute, and muted percussion. Save Me, San Francisco is a love song to the band's hometown. Their loyal fan base will no doubt celebrate it to be sure, but more than this, Save Me, San Francisco sounds like Train are swinging hard for the pop fences. ~ Thom Jurek, Rovi


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Save Me San Francisco, Hey Soul Sister, I Got You, Parachute, This Ain't Goodbye, If It's Love, You Already Know, Words, Brick By Brick, Breakfast In Bed, Marry Me, Shake Up Christmas (Bonus Track), Half Moon Bay (Bonus Track), The Finish Line (Bonus Track), Umbrella (Bonus Track), Parachute (Alternate Version) (Bonus Track), Marry Me (First Dance Mix)
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Train - Save Me, San Francisco (Deluxe Edition) is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it love the whole cd...................................
Date published: 2016-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great music, "old favorites" and some nice new stuff
Date published: 2011-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Product censored without notification. I am very disappointed that Walmart chooses to censor the CD's they sell. This CD was probably a good one but since I didn't have a choice whether I wanted it censored, I had to return it and purchase it elsewhere.
Date published: 2011-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. Great CD, always love the albums Train puts out.
Date published: 2011-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best! I really bought this CD for just one song after listening to the whole CD I just love it, I'm glad that I bought it.
Date published: 2011-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good CD Train is one of my favorite bands. I absolutely love the song Soul Sister and this is why I purchased the CD. Very good CD.
Date published: 2010-12-18
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