The Grammy Award-Winning Band to Perform Live from the Multimedia Retailer
WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2014-9-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Train, the San Francisco hitmakers behind three Grammy Awards, are performing live at QVC Friday, September 5 at 5PM (ET) during the “Train: Q Sessions Live®” broadcast. The hour-long broadcast will showcase songs from their new album, Bulletproof Picasso, as well as celebrated hits from past albums. Viewers will have the opportunity to order Train’s new album more than a week in advance of its release, and will also receive a bonus CD created especially for QVC.
“Train is acclaimed throughout the world for their potent and melodic repertoires,” said Ken O’Brien, senior vice president of merchandising at QVC. “We are thrilled to offer our viewers a front-row seat as Train showcases the fan favorites that have gained them fame, as well as the latest and greatest songs from their new album.”
Containing a collection of 12 songs, Bulletproof Picasso is Train’s seventh studio album. Borrowing the album name from their second track, the title also serves as a statement about the band’s long-running career, which has spanned 20 years. Among other new tracks, the album features Train’s debut single “Angel in Blue Jeans.” QVC shoppers will receive a special bonus CD, Train: Live in San Francisco, which contains five of Train’s greatest hits from throughout the years including”Drops of Jupiter” and “Calling All Angels.”
“We are thrilled to be able to offer our new album through QVC and are excited to have the opportunity to showcase our music live to viewers across the U.S.,” said Pat Monahan, lead singer of Train.
Best known for their memorable hits such as Grammy-Award winning songs “Drops of Jupiter” and “Hey, Soul Sister” and chart-topping singles “Meet Virginia” and “Calling All Angels,” Train has captivated audiences with their riveting, roots-based pop. The acclaimed group has sold more than 10 million albums and 30 million tracks worldwide, while also earning recognition through dozens of awards and nominations including three Grammy Awards and two Billboard Music Awards.
QVC will also be offering two wines, the Bulletproof Picasso Six-Bottle Sauvignon Blanc and the Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. 12-Bottle Sampler Pack, from Train’s San Francisco Wine Co., which was launched in 2011. The wine and the two-CD set containing Bulletproof Picasso and Train: Live from San Francisco will be available, while supplies last, beginning September 5 through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515.
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