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Today’s Tuneage: “Let Her Go”

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So here’s the band … err, singer Passenger … with its/ his 2012 hit “Let Her Go” which we had never heard until this week.

Passenger began as a quartet/ quintet in Brighton and Hove, England in 2003 – releasing one album on an independent label in 2007. After the band broke up singer Michael David Rosenberg adopted his band’s name as his own – releasing three albums including 2012’s All The Little Lights.

“Let Her Go” hit the top of the charts in several countries – peaking at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.

This year it received “best folk song” honors from the Independent Music Awards.

Passenger’s voice – like that of Matt Berninger of The National – is quite distinctive, albeit in a different range.

We dig it … and hope you do, too.

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