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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. A massive success, the album topped the U.K. charts and reached the Top Ten in countries around the world. In the summer of 2017, at the end of a major tour, Rosenberg announced the surprise release of his next album, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, which was issued by his own label. ~ Margaret Reges & Matt Collar
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Stations Featuring
Passenger

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    2 songs

    Adult Rock

    Adult Rock
    2 songs

    Lite Hits

    Lite Hits
    1 song

    Acoustic Rock

    Acoustic Rock
    1 song

Albums by
Passenger

Top Songs by
Passenger

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Let Her Go
  3.   Somebody's Love
  4.   Anywhere
  5.   Scare Away the Dark
  6.   Heart's on Fire
  7.   Holes
  8.   Young as the Morning Old as the Sea
  9.   Simple Song
  10.   The Girl Running
  11.   Home
  12.   Beautiful Birds
  13.   Words
  14.   Golden Leaves
  15.   Wicked Man's Rest
  16.   Fool's Gold
  17.   If You Go
  18.   Strangers
  19.   Riding to New York
  20.   Whispers
  21.   27
  22.   Snowflakes
  23.   Life's for the Living
  24.   Circles
  25.   Wasting Your Days
  26.   The Long Road
  27.   When We Were Young
  28.   Everything
  29.   A Thousand Matches
  30.   Catch in the Dark
  31.   Rolling Stone
  32.   Bullets
  33.   Coins in a Fountain
  34.   Girl I Once New
  35.   Diamonds
  36.   Rivers
  37.   Golden Thread
  38.   The One You Love
  39.   Shape of Love
  40.   Starlings
  41.   Community Centre
  42.   Keep On Walking
  43.   Staring at the Stars
  44.   Table for One
  45.   Walk in the Rain.
  46.   For You.
  47.   Four Horses.
  48.   Needle in the Dark.
  49.   Girl I Once Knew.
  50.   Things You've Never Done
  51.   Night Vision Binoculars
  52.   Clockwise
  53.   Fear of Fear
  54.   Nothing's Changed
  55.   Do What You Like
  56.   The Reason Why Pigs Can't Fly
  57.   Shadowstar
  58.   Ashes to Fire
  59.   A Kindly Reminder
  60.   David
  61.   I'll Be Your Man
  62.   Start a Fire
  63.   Flight of the Crow
  64.   Bloodstains
  65.   Travelling Song
  66.   Intacto
  67.   Facebook
  68.   Divers & Submarines
  69.   Explicit Fairytales & Firesides
  70.   I Hate
  71.   Feather on the Clyde
  72.   The Wrong Direction
  73.   All the Little Lights
  74.   Things That Stop You Dreaming
  75.   Patient Love
  76.   Rainbows
  77. &nbs