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Passenger, the working name of singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg, makes intimate, folk-inflected indie pop. Originally a four-piece, Passenger formed in Brighton, England, as a collaboration between singer/songwriter Rosenberg and composer Andrew Phillips. Working out of Phillips' studio, the duo recorded the songs that would become Wicked Man's Rest, Passenger's debut album. The disc was released on ChalkMark in 2007 and spawned several singles including "Wicked Man's Rest," "Walk You Home," "Do What You Like," and "Table for One." Passenger opened for several high-profile indie acts throughout the U.K. that year, including Kate Nash and the Hold Steady. The following year found the band providing the soundtrack to the film Where Have I Been All Your Life? and performing at the 2008 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Phillips parted ways with Passenger in 2009, leaving Rosenberg at the helm. The band's sophomore effort, 2009's Wide Eyes Blind Love, reflected this change with a stripped-down acoustic sound. A year later, Rosenberg's Passenger returned with the "fan-only" release Divers and Submarines. Also in 2010, Passenger released Flight of the Crow, featuring collaborations with such artists as Josh Pyke, Katie Noonan, Elana Stone, and others. In 2012, Passenger released a fifth full-length effort, All the Little Lights, which featured a more fully fleshed-out sound. While the album was released in the summer of 2012, it wasn't until 2013 that a tune from All the Little Lights, "Let Her Go," broke through as a hit in Europe. By the end of the year, the single had reached number one in 16 countries, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Italy, and Belgium. Rosenberg began work on his next album, Whispers, toward the end of 2013 and enlisted All the Little Lights' co-producer Chris Vallejo to work with him. Whispers was released in 2014 and featured the singles "Scare Away the Dark" and "Heart's on Fire." A year later, the band paired again with Vallejo for Passenger's full-length follow-up, Whispers II. Rosenberg also announced that all profits from Whispers II would go to help fund UNICEF U.K.'s work in Liberia. In 2016, Passenger returned with Young as the Morning Old as the Sea, which saw Rosenberg and Vallejo collaborating as producers alongside a newly assembled group of musicians. ~ Margaret Reges & Matt Collar
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  1.   Song
  2.   Let Her Go
  3.   Somebody's Love
  4.   Scare Away the Dark
  5.   Anywhere
  6.   Heart's on Fire
  7.   Holes
  8.   You're on My Mind.
  9.   Catch in the Dark
  10.   Things That Stop You Dreaming
  11.   Needle in the Dark.
  12.   The Long Road
  13.   When We Were Young
  14.   Start a Fire
  15.   Coins in a Fountain
  16.   Staring at the Stars
  17.   Four Horses.
  18.   Beautiful Birds
  19.   Riding to New York
  20.   The One You Love
  21.   What Will Become of Us
  22.   I Hate
  23.   Feather on the Clyde
  24.   Keep On Walking
  25.   The Wrong Direction
  26.   All the Little Lights
  27.   Wicked Man's Rest.
  28.   Home
  29.   Fool's Gold
  30.   If You Go
  31.   Everything
  32.   The Way That I Need You
  33.   Words
  34.   Travelling Alone
  35.   A Thousand Matches
  36.   Fear of Fear
  37.   Whispers
  38.   Rolling Stone
  39.   Thunder
  40.   Girl I Once New
  41.   Bloodstains
  42.   The Girl Running
  43.   Snowflakes
  44.   Starlings
  45.   Underwater Bride
  46.   House on a Hill
  47.   Divers & Submarines
  48.   Life's for the Living
  49.   Patient Love
  50.   Table for One.
  51.   Walk in the Rain.
  52.   For You.
  53.   Things You've Never Done.
  54.   Night Vision Binoculars
  55.   Community Centre
  56.   Circles
  57.   Nothing's Changed
  58.   Strangers
  59.   I'll Be Your Man
  60.   Golden Leaves
  61.   Travelling Song
  62.   Rivers
  63.   Golden Thread
  64.   What You're Thinking
  65.   Month of Sunday
  66.   Blind Love
  67.   Wide Eyes
  68.   Caravan
  69.   Intacto
  70.   Two Tales
  71.   Do What You Like.
  72.   Girl I Once Knew.
  73.   The Last Unicorn
  74.   David
  75.   Bullets
  76.   27
  77.   Flight of the Crow
  78.   Diamonds
  79.   Shape of Love
  80.   I See Love
  81.   Crows in Snow
  82.   Rainbows
  83.   Brick Walls
  84.   Facebook

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