Passenger (British band)

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OriginBrighton and Hove, England
Years active2003 (2003)–2009 (2009)
Past members
  • Andrew Phillips
  • Mike Rosenberg
  • Alon Cohen
  • Tom Mills
  • Stephen Hodd
  • Robin Coward
  • Richard Brincklow

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

Passenger's debut studio 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 Phillips left the band.[1]

Rosenberg's solo career[edit]

Passenger (band) playing The Studio at Webster Hall, New York City, Oct 23, 2008

After the band's break-up in 2009, 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), Whispers (2014), Whispers II (2015), Young as the Morning Old as the Sea (2016), The Boy Who Cried Wolf (2017) and Runaway (2018). He also released a fan-only limited edition Divers and Submarines in 2010.



Title Album details
Wicked Man's Rest


Year Title Peak chart positions Album
2007 "Wicked Man's Rest" Wicked Man's Rest
"Walk You Home" 134
"Do What You Like"
"Table for One"
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.


  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