The music world is in mourning again. This past Wednesday, May 22, we learned the sad news of the death of musician Charlie Colin at the age of 58 after suffering a terrible accident. According to several United States media, the American bassist and founder of the Californian pop-rock band Train, would have died after slipping in the shower while house-sitting for friends in Brussels, Belgium. 

According to the first information that has come to light, the body of the American artist was found inside said home five days ago when his friends returned from a trip that kept them out of the Belgian capital, so the identity is still unknown. exact date of death. 

The bassist’s mother revealed in TMZ that her son was also in Brussels to teach a series of master classes at a conservatory and to work in a studio on the soundtrack for a film.

In addition, the musical band wanted to say goodbye to the bassist through social networks with a very emotional message. ”When I met Charlie Colin I fell in love with him. He was the sweetest boy and what a handsome boy. Let’s make a band that’s the only reasonable thing to do. His unique bass and his beautiful guitar work helped people notice us. I will always have a place for him in my heart. I always tried to approach him, but he had a vision of his own. You are a legend, Charlie. He goes to enchant the pants of those angels,’ they wrote. 

Charlie Colin was born on November 22, 1966 in Newport Beach (California). His professional career kicked off when he founded the musical band Train, initially formed by Pat Monahan, Rob Hotchkiss, Scott Underwood and Jimmy Stafford, and contributed to the group’s first three studio albums; from his debut ‘Train’ (1999) to ‘My Private Nation’ (2003), through ‘Drops of Jupiter’ (2001).

The artist studied at the prestigious Berklee School of Music, specializing in jazz guitar and composition, and was currently musical director of the Newport Beach Film Festival.