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Train: Bulletproof Picasso [Reviews]

Released: September 12, 2014 Genre: Pop Rock, Country Label: Columbia Number Of Tracks: 12 With the release of "Bulletproof Picasso" we get a collection of songs possibly best described as "adult contemporary" or "mellow pop rock." Train formed in 1994 and first came to fame in the late 90's with the singles " Meet Virginia " and " Drops of Jupiter " and were opening for bands such as Hootie & the Blowfish and the Counting Crows .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Picasso, Train, September, Jupiter, Counting Crows

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Colbie Caillat, fun.'s Jack Antonoff Encourage Students to Support Music Ed. Through the Grammy Foundation [From ABC News]

Colbie Caillat and fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff, as well as Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker , are serving as ambassadors for the Grammy Foundation's new initiative with Jostens, the yearbook and class-ring company.

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Related Topix: Colbie Caillat, Pop/Rock

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Colbie Caillat, fun.'s Jack Antonoff Encourage Stu...

Colbie Caillat and fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff, as well as Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker , are serving as ambassadors for the Grammy Foundation's new initiative with Jostens, the yearbook and class-ring company.

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Related Topix: Colbie Caillat, Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Darius Rucker To Release Holiday Album

Sheryl Crow let the news of the seasonal treat for fans out of the gift bag last week by posting a photo of herself with Rucker online and captioning it "Merry Christmas Baby! ", and now the Wagon Wheel singer has confirmed the news. Home for the Holidays, which will be released in October , will feature classics such as Baby It's Cold Outside, which he has recorded with Crow, Winter Wonderland and O Come All Ye Faithful as well as original tunes Candy Cane Christmas and What God Wants For Christmas.

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Related Topix: Darius Rucker, Country, Pop/Rock

AmericanBankingNews.com

Darius Rucker Discusses Possible Hootie Reunion

Country music star Darius Rucker, who is also the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish, talks to the WSJ's Lee Hawkins about whether there will be a Hootie & the Blowfish reunion tour and album and when it would take place. "Darius Rucker Discusses Possible Hootie Reunion" is categorized as "life and leisure".

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston Herald

Last Best Show: Darius Rucker at the Pavilion

Johnny Cash died 11 years ago yesterday, and Darius Rucker wanted to pay tribute to the man in black. So, midway through his show Friday night at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, he brought Cassadee Pope, who had opened the night, onstage for a rousing run-through of "Jackson," Cash's hit duet with wife June Carter.

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Related Topix: Country, Darius Rucker, Johnny Cash, The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, South Carolina, Music

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

Country singer Darius Rucker to perform free concert at Fort Bragg

His first visit to the area was in 2006 when his band Hootie and the Blowfish performed downtown for the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. The at the Main Post Parade Field.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, CA, Darius Rucker, Country, Pop/Rock

UnionLeader.com

Darius Rucker brings 'True Believers' Tour to Gilford

COUNTRY NEWS: Darius Rucker, the Hootie and the Blowfish frontman-turned-country music chart-topper, will bring his "True Believers Tour" to the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Gilford, NH, Darius Rucker, Country, Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Darius Rucker Recalls His Brief, but Hilarious Meeting with the Late Joan Rivers

Darius Rucker was one of the lucky people who got to spend some time with the late Joan Rivers , who passed away Thursday at age 81. The meeting took place in the mid-'90s in New York City when Darius was riding high as the front man for Hootie & the Blowfish . He recalls, "I probably spent five minutes with her, and I spent five minutes trying not to fall down from laughing so hard."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Sep 07, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Local music flashback - Railroad Earth

Twenty years ago people were watching "Forrest Gump" at the movie theatres, Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as South Africa's first black president, Kurt Cobain died, Hootie & the Blowfish was huge and people watched O.J. Simpson flee in a white Ford Bronco on television. That's just a few things that happened in 1994.

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Related Topix: Bluegrass, Railroad Earth, Mandela, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, Wilmington, NC, Alternative-Rock

Fri Sep 05, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

Darius Rucker Recalls His Brief, but Hilarious Meeting with the Late Joan Rivers

Darius Rucker was one of the lucky people who got to spend some time with the late Joan Rivers , who passed away Thursday at age 81. The meeting took place in the mid-'90s in New York City when Darius was riding high as the front man for Hootie & the Blowfish . He recalls, "I probably spent five minutes with her, and I spent five minutes trying not to fall down from laughing so hard."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Hootie & The Blowfish Will Do Big Tour for 25th Anniv. of Debut Album, Says Darius Rucker

Cracked Rear View , the multi-million selling debut album by Hootie & the Blowfish , marked its 20th anniversary this summer, but the band didn't really do anything major to celebrate that milestone -- not even a reissue. That's because, according to frontman Darius Rucker , the band is planning a blowout for the album's 25th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Beer, Drink

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Popular 'enterprising' young rock band performs at the Vapors Club

Hootie and The Blowfish performed at Vapors Club on South Memorial Parkway, with radio WTAK-FM will be broadcasting live from the event.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Arizona State Fair adds Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer

Arizona State Fair adds Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer and Barenaked Ladies have been added to the Arizona State Fair concert series.

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Related Topix: Weezer, Pop/Rock, Queens of the Stone Age, Barenaked Ladies, Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Hootie sends - get well' card to King Street sucker punch victims

After a man was sucker punched on King Street during a rare night out to a concert and some Charleston nightlife, the victims got a "get well" card and some flowers from an unexpected source.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Darius Rucker talks Huntsville setlist, 'Wagon Wheel,' Hootie & The Blowfish reunion, SEC...

Darius Rucker keeps the three Grammy Awards he's won alongside his kids' sports trophies, in a low-key spot inside the "man cave" at his Charleston, S.C. area home.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Country, Darius Rucker, Huntsville, AL, Grammy Awards, Music!, Music, Redstone Arsenal, AL, Entertainment

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