I'm a Train

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"I'm a Train"
Single by Albert Hammond
B-side "Brand New Day"
Released March 1974
Genre Pop rock, soft rock
Length 3:16
Label Mums Records 2150
Writer(s) Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood
Producer(s) Albert Hammond, Roy Halee
Albert Hammond singles chronology
"Half a Million Miles from Home"
"I'm a Train"
"I Don't Wanna Die In an Air Disaster"

"I'm a Train" is a song written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood and performed by Hammond. The song was first recorded in French in 1967 by Les Troubadours as "La Chaine". The first English version was recorded in 1968 by a U.K. group called The Colors of Love, which included singer Elaine Paige. Hammond's own version, released in 1974, was the first one to chart. The song reached #15 in Adult Contemporary chart and #31 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.[1] The song appeared on his 1974 album, Albert Hammond.[2] The song was produced by Hammond and Roy Halee.[3]


  1. ^ Albert Hammond, "I'm a Train" chart positions Retrieved April 18, 2013
  2. ^ Albert Hammond, Albert Hammond Retrieved April 18, 2013
  3. ^ Albert Hammond, "I'm a Train" Retrieved April 18, 2013

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