Tragic death of Charlie Colin, 58: Founding member of Train band passes away after slipping in shower

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Charlie Colin, a founding member of the American pop rock band Train, has died at age 58.

His mother confirmed the tragic news saying that the Drops of Jupiter star ‘slipped and fell in the shower’ according to TMZ. 

The incident is said to have taken place while Colin was house-sitting for a friend in Brussels, Belgium. 

Colin had relocated to Brussels where he was teaching a music master class at a conservatory as well as making music for a film. 

Tragic death of Charlie Colin, 58: Founding member of Train band passes away after slipping in shower

Charlie Colin dead at 58: Founding member of rock band Train dies in tragic accident after he ‘slipped and fell in the shower’

Train formed in San Francisco in 1993 and achieved mainstream success with their self-titled debut album in 1998, producing the hit song Meet Virginia. 

However, they reached further success with the hit song Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me) from the 2001 album of the same name. 

The song won two Grammy Awards in 2002, with the album reaching double platinum status. 

Colin was part of the original lineup consisting of original members Pat Monahan, Rob Hotchkiss, Jimmy Stafford and Scott Underwood.

Train, who are still active today, have sold over 10 million albums and 30 million tracks worldwide 

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