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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.   I Hate
  9.   Wide Eyes
  10.   Whispers
  11.   Life's for the Living
  12.   Home
  13.   When We Were Young
  14.   Everything
  15.   Rolling Stone
  16.   Patient Love
  17.   Catch in the Dark
  18.   Riding to New York
  19.   Underwater Bride
  20.   The Last Unicorn
  21.   Feather on the Clyde
  22.   Keep On Walking
  23.   Wicked Man's Rest.
  24.   Fool's Gold
  25.   Young as the Morning, Old as the Sea
  26.   Nothing's Changed
  27.   The Way That I Need You
  28.   Travelling Alone
  29.   Start a Fire
  30.   Thunder
  31.   Bullets
  32.   Shape of Love
  33.   Rainbows
  34.   Intacto
  35.   Staring at the Stars
  36.   Needle in the Dark.
  37.   Do What You Like.
  38.   Table for One.
  39.   The Long Road
  40.   Beautiful Birds by Birdy
  41.   If You Go
  42.   Strangers
  43.   I'll Be Your Man
  44.   A Thousand Matches
  45.   Coins in a Fountain
  46.   Flight of the Crow
  47.   Bloodstains
  48.   Golden Thread
  49.   The One You Love
  50.   Blind Love
  51.   What Will Become of Us
  52.   Brick Walls
  53.   Community Centre
  54.   All the Little Lights
  55.   Circles
  56.   Words
  57.   David
  58.   Fear of Fear
  59.   Golden Leaves
  60.   Travelling Song
  61.   Rivers
  62.   What You're Thinking
  63.   Month of Sunday
  64.   Snowflakes
  65.   Caravan
  66.   I See Love
  67.   Crows in Snow
  68.   Two Tales
  69.   Divers & Submarines
  70.   The Wrong Direction
  71.   Walk in the Rain.
  72.   Four Horses.
  73.   Night Vision Binoculars
  74.   Things You've Never Done.
  75.   27
  76.   Girl I Once New
  77.   Diamonds
  78.   The Girl Running
  79.   Starlings
  80.   House on a Hill
  81.   Facebook
  82.   For You.
  83.   Girl I Once Knew.
  84.   You're on My Mind.
  85.   Things That Stop You Dreaming

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