Midnight Train

Album: Man Against Machine (2014)


  • This Melissa Pierce and Matthew A. Rossi penned rambling heartbreaker finds Brooks singing about a man who can't erase the memory of an old lover. It isn't the only track on Man Against Machine that mentions locomotives. "Cold Like That" contains the lyrics "I could be the train for a change. You could be the one tied to the track."
  • Brooks' production team taped and tuned actual train sounds for this song.
  • Late night locomotives riding the tracks in the middle of the night are a popular theme for songs. Other artists who have recorded tunes about a midnight train include Buddy Guy, Gladys Knight & The Pips and Lyfe Jennings.


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