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Sunday 12 November 2023

Passenger Anniversary Edition Of Breakthrough Album To Be Reimagined @ November Resident Music Outstore Event

Eleven years ago, Passenger released his breakthrough album All The Little Lights. The years leading up to its release were filled with personal and professional upheavals, and led him to a path of busking across the UK and Australia, where he would record the life-changing album. 
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Now Passenger - singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg - celebrates the album's significance with the release of All The Little Lights (Anniversary Edition) on November 10th, which brings him to Chalk Brighton (Brighton Resident Outstore) four days later.

The new edition is an entirely rerecorded and reimagined take on the seminal album. 

Passengerinf uses its songs with another decade of experience and wisdom, and calls upon Foy Vance, Gabrielle Aplin, Nina Nesbitt, and long-term friend and touring buddy, Ed Sheeran, for special collaborations. 

Through it all, he preserves all the spirit and soul of the original whilst breathing new life into these well-loved Passenger staples. 

Passenger launches the album by sharing the new version of Life's For The Living, which features fellow troubadour Foy Vance.

Passenger says: 

"This song is an acknowledgement of life's madness and an understanding that the best way of dealing with it is to not resist it. 

"Not to spend your time bemoaning the past or dwelling on missed opportunities, but instead to swim out and meet the waves head on, and more than that - enjoy it. 

"These lyrics, perhaps with the exception of 'Let Her Go,' are probably the ones that have resonated most with people over the years. 

"The amount of 'Life's For The Living' tattoos I"ve seen has been incredible and humbling.
"I met Foy around the time that this album was first released, and we've been good friends ever since. 

"He's disarmingly honest, wickedly funny and his pursuit of creating beautiful, tasteful, and brilliant music is inspiring. I can't think of a more perfect collaborator for this song."
Passenger is celebrating the release of this Anniversary Edition by playing a special and intimate tour, with each date hosted by a key local independent record store. 

Passenger plays Chalk Brighton (Brighton Resident Outstore) on 14th November 2023. CLICK HERE for tickets and bundles.

by: Mike Cobley



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