Westbound Train

Westbound Train

While many of us fear it, change can often yield remarkable results. And in the case of Transitions, the aptly-titled 2006 Hellcat Records debut from Boston’s acclaimed ska septet, Westbound Train, alterations in membership and label allegiance have only served to strengthen a band already known to genre aficionados for its live work ethic. If Transitions is easily the group’s most honest effort yet – following up its earlier independent releases, Searching for A Melody (Megalith Records/2002) and Five To Two (Stomp Records/2004) – it’s also an... more