Martina McBride and Train Meet at 'Crossroads'
A brand-new installment of 'CMT Crossroads' premieres November 20 on Country Music Television. This time, rockers Train roll into Music City to share the stage with Martina McBride for the hit concert series, which pairs together country music artists with musicians from other genres. The one-hour show boasts a full hour of fan favorites from both of the Grammy winning stars. The Boot attended the November 6 episode taping at Nashville's Rocketown venue, just after sitting down with both the country songbird and Train lead singer Pat Monahan for a candid chat.
Martina and Pat sounded like they'd been singing together for years, as they effortlessly swapped lines on their respective hits. One of the night's highlights was their show-stopping performance of Martina's smash, 'A Broken Wing.' Pat gave the country ballad a red-hot rock treatment, and Martina was right on point as they brought down the house with their soulful collaboration. Check out a sneak preview of that performance here.
"I wish you had a big hit that we could do, or something," Pat jokingly said to Martina after their roaring standing ovation.
There were plenty of hits to pass around from both sides. The two super acts kept the audience on their feet with Train's chart-toppers, 'Hey Soul Sister,' and 'Drops of Jupiter,' and Martina's 'Wrong Baby Wrong'. There was no question that Pat was happy to be making music with Martina. The Pennsylvania native smiled from ear to ear the entire time he was on stage with the country powerhouse. He even entertained the audience in between songs with some humorous