Passenger (British band)

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This article is about the British band. For its frontman (now a solo artist), see Passenger (singer).
Passenger
Origin Brighton and Hove
Genres Indie pop, rock, folk
Years active 2003–2009
Past members Andrew Phillips
Mike Rosenberg
Alon Cohen
Tom Mills
Stephen Hodd
Robin Coward
Richard Brincklow

Passenger was a British folk rock band established in 2003 in Brighton and Hove, England. It was fronted by Mike Rosenberg, the main vocalist and songwriter of the band, and Andrew Phillips. The band was at various times a quartet[1] and a quintet.[2] The band's name was stylized as /Passenger. (with a slash at the beginning and a dot at the end).

The /Passenger. debut album Wicked Man's Rest was released in 2007 on Chalkmark.[3] All 11 tracks of the album were co-written by Phillips and Rosenberg. Soon after the release of the album, Andrew Philips left the band. The band broke up later in 2009.[1]

Rosenberg's solo career[edit]

Mike Rosenberg (Passenger), performing at Southampton Brook music venue in January 2013
Main article: Passenger (singer)

After the band's break-up, Rosenberg continued his solo career using the name 'Passenger' as his moniker, releasing the albums Wide Eyes Blind Love (2009), Flight of the Crow (2010), the critically acclaimed All the Little Lights (2012), and his latest Whispers (2014). He also released a fan-only limited edition Divers and Submarines in 2010.

Discography[edit]

(For discography of singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg (Passenger (singer)), see Passenger discography page)

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Singles Peak positions Album
UK
2007 "Wicked Man's Rest" Wicked Man's Rest
"Walk You Home"[4] 134
"Do What You Like"
"Table for One"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reges, Margaret. "Passenger: Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  2. ^ Verrico, Lisa (26 September 2007). "Passenger", The Times, p. 14.
  3. ^ Aston, Martin (15 September 2007). "Passenger. Wicked Man's Rest", The Times, p. 24.
  4. ^ Chart Log UK: New entries update