Passenger was formed in May 2003 by Mike Rosenberg and Andrew Phillips. Mike and Andrew added bassist Marcus O' Dair, drummer Alon Cohen from Israel and keyboard player Richard Brincklow to the line-up.
The 5-person band's debut album “Wicked Man's Rest”, was released in 2007 on Chalkmark.
The band split up in 2009, but Mike Rosenberg kept the the moniker Passenger and released the album “Wide Eyes Blind Love” in 2009.
The follow-up album was “Flight of the Crow” from 2010 was recorded in Australia and featured a lot of guess musicians.
His breakthrough album “All the Little Lights” which featured his world-wide smash hit, "Let Her Go", was released in 2012.
Selected significant band members:
Mike Rosenberg: Born May 17, 1984 Vocals, guitar and songwriter
Andrew Phillips: Guitar and songwriter. Left after the first album
Marcus O'Dair: Bass. Left after the first album
Alon Cohen: Drums. Left after the first album
Richard Brincklow: Keyboards. Left after the first album
1. Wicked Man's Rest - Chalkmark 2007
1. Wicked Man's Rest / 2Walk You Home / 3. Things You've Never Done / 4. Girl I Once Knew / 5. Do What You Like / 6. Needle in the Dark / 7. Four Horses / 8. You're on My Mind / 9. For You / 10. Walk in the Rain / 11. Table for One
2. Wide Eyes Blind Love - 2009
1. The Last Unicorn / 2. What Will Become of Us / 3. I See Love / 4. Rainbows / 5. Caravan / 6. Wide Eyes / 7. Underwater Bride / 8. Starlings / 9. Blind Love / 10. Snowflakes
3. Flight of the Crow - 2010
1. Month Of Sundays / 2. What You're Thinking / 3. Shape Of Love / 4. The One You love / 5. Golden Thread / 6. Rivers / 7. Travelling Song / 8. The Girl Running / 9. Diamonds / 10. Bloodstains / 11. Flight Of The Crow
4. All the Little Lights - 2012
1. Things That Stop You Dreaming / 2. Let Her Go / 3. Staring At the Stars / 4. All the Little Lights / 5. The Wrong Direction / 6. Circles / 7. Keep On Walking / 8. Patient Love / 9. Life's for the Living / 10. Holes / 11. Feather On the Clyde / 12. I Hate
Rating : 8
5. Whispers - 2014
1. Coins in a Fountain / 2. 27 / 3. Heart's On Fire / 4. Bullets / 5. Golden Leaves / 6. Thunder / 7. Rolling Stone / 8. Start a Fire / 9. Whispers / 10. Riding to New York / 11. Scare Away the Dark
5. Whispers II - 2015
1. Fear of Fear / 2. Catch in the Dark / 3. A Thousand Matches / 4. I'll Be Your Man / 5. Travelling Alon / 6. David / 7. Words / 8. The Way That I Need You / 9. Strangers / 10. Nothing's Changed
7. Young as the Morning Old as the Sea - Nettwerk 2016
1. Everything / 2. If You Go / 3. When We Were Young / 4. Anywhere / 5. Somebody's Love / 6. Young as the Morning Old as the Sea / 7. Beautiful Birds / 8. The Long Road / 9. Fool's Gold / 10. Home
Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - May 13 - 2013
Check and Rate Here!
May 14 - 2013 - "rateyourmusic.com"
My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation ( More tracks will be added eventually):
1. Let Her Go ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights
2. Wrong Direction ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights
3. Keep on Walking ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights
4. All the Little Lights ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights
5. Staring at the Stars ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights
6. I Hate ( Rosenberg ) All the Little Lights