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Passenger
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Passenger 'Whispers' Album Review
11-06-2014 | 0 comments
Last year, after a decade in the game, gentle U.K. folk-pop depressive Mike Rosenberg (a.k.a. Passenger) had a global smash with his feather-soft breakup tune "Let Her Go." Perhaps unsurprisingly, his... read more »
Passenger Unveils 'Whispers' Artwork And Tracklist
27-03-2014 | 0 comments
Passenger isn't playing around. After scoring an unlikely but well-deserved commercial breakthrough with triple platinum hit "Let Her Go", the Brit hasn't lost any time recording new material. His fifth... read more »
Passenger release 'Table For One'
06-03-2008 | 0 comments
'Table For One' is the new single from Passenger and one of their debut album's stand-out tracks. Perhaps more than any of the other Passenger songs 'Table for One' showcases Mike Rosenberg's ability ... read more »
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Passenger

Passenger songsMost popular Passenger songs (see all 72 songs)
1Let Her Go lyrics59
2No Diggity Vs. Thrift Shop (Kygo Remix) (feat. Passenger) lyrics337
3Hearts On Fire (feat. Ed Sheeran) lyrics633
4What You're Thinking (feat. Josh Pyke) lyrics1,046
5No Diggity & Thrift Shop lyrics1,073
6The One You Love (feat. Kate Miller-Heidke) lyrics1,171
7Things That Stop You Dreaming lyrics1,895
8I Hate (Live From The Borderline, London) lyrics2,080
9Holes lyrics3,076
1027 lyrics3,629

Passenger albumsMost popular Passenger albums (see all 6 albums)
1All The Little Lights [2012]17
2Whispers [2014]24
3Wicked Man's Rest [2008]245
4Wide Eyes Blind Love [2009]294
5Flight Of The Crow [2010]666
6Divers & Submarines [2010]891


Biography
The brainchild of 26-year-old Brighton born singer/songwriter Mike Rosenberg, Passenger is redefining the troubadour for the 21st century. Formerly a five-piece band, Passenger has now pared back to basics, quite literally bringing music to the streets on a series of lengthy busking journeys across Australia, America and the United Kingdom. A classic journeyman musician, cut from the same mould as Van Morrison, Neil Young and John Prine, Passenger has the unique ability to move from the humorous to heartbreaking with every song.

After a year spent crisscrossing the UK and US with his debut album Wicked Man's Rest, Passenger's markedly stripped down and soulful second album Wide Eyes Blind Love was brought to the public as it was created: on the road. Setting up on street corners across the UK and Australia, Passenger halted passers by in their hundreds; all connecting to the mellifluous tones and powerfully hewn lyrics emanating from this lone figure and his guitar. This is music as Passenger means it to be, unvarnished and honest, just pure talent and powerful tunes that tap straight into the heart of the crowd.

Struck by the dynamic freedom of the troubadour life, Passenger developed the grass roots method of Wide Eyes Blind Love into the germ of a new album. Impressively and entirely self funded through busking income, Passenger set about recording a series of collaborations with musical friends met along the way. Flight Of The Crow is the remarkable result of Passenger's intrepid journey, with Australian artists Lior, Josh Pyke, Katie Noonan, Boy & Bear, Kate Miller-Heidke, Philadelphia Grand Jury, Brian Campeau and Elana Stone, Matt Corby, Jess Chalker and Dead Letter Chorus all lending their voices to this serendipitous creative venture. Flight Of The Crow was recorded in Sydney's famous BJB studios over February and March of 2010, and co-produced by Berkfinger (AKA Simon Berkleman from Philadelphia Grand Jury).

As a second album born of the road, Flight Of The Crow speaks to the compelling quality of Passenger's music and the striking sincerity of his lyrics, both of which are matched by his dedication to this grass roots style of craftsmanship and collaboration. How utterly remarkable that a lone musician can travel the globe, and literally from the street, connect with some of Australia's finest musical talents to produce a self-funded album. This is the stuff of legend, with Passenger clearly evoking the humble, hardworking creativity of the troubadours of old.
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8 Comments
25-05-2014 21:54 proxypound
proxypound
 
8 posts
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@ Let Her Go

Nice
20-02-2014 14:48 sheety
 
20 posts
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@ Let Her Go

awesome Lyrics & music , I liked it.
13-02-2014 13:32 PianoPLayer698
PianoPLayer698
 
919 posts
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@ Let Her Go

this song is great, I really like it
04-01-2014 19:38 Saina1712
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8,914 posts
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@ Let Her Go

A very nice song. Lovely!
30-06-2013 19:33 Datagutten
Datagutten
 
2,586 posts
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@ The Wrong Direction

Nice song.
31-05-2013 20:31 Datagutten
Datagutten
 
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@ The Things That Stop You Dreaming

Nice song with good lyrics. "if you can't get what you love
You learn to love the things you've got".
29-03-2013 21:13 Datagutten
Datagutten
 
2,586 posts
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@ Let Her Go

Nice song with very good lyrics.
You don't know how you appreciate things before they are gone.
27-08-2012 09:57 LavomenoKsotiko
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@ The Things That Stop You Dreaming

i dont like things that stop me dreaming!!!