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Passenger performs ‘Scare Away The Dark’ on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Passenger performed his new single “Scare Away The Dark” on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

This was the first time he performed the song on TV.

Passenger’s new album Whispers will come out on June 10, 2014 and you can pre-order now on iTunes.

Brilliant. Love his music!

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Passenger performs 'Scare Away The Dark' on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Passenger performs ‘Scare Away The Dark’ on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Biography

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 up 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. In 2009, Phillips parted ways with Passenger, 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 the album Flight of the Crow, featuring collaborations with such artists as Josh Pyke, Katie Noonan, Elana Stone, and others. In 2012, Passenger released its 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.

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Susan Mallett
Susan Mallett

Awesome Brit!!!!! Grt new song! Well on his way to greatness!!!! Love the content of his songs. "Let Her Go" so, so awesome... have the gut feeling he will go as far as he wants and still keep what mks him such a beautiful human being. Feeling blessed. Feel he will be performing many more "gigs" in the US, hopefully nearby!!!! Now, that wld be sooo outstanding!! Keep the faith :)))))