Mike Rosenberg, aka Passenger, has the world in the palm of his hand following the massive success of the song that every girl wants to be sung about her, ‘Let Her Go’. This performance, in his home town, was one of a man about to move on into the heady clouds of stardom. He joked, led singalongs and teased his audience, ‘bullying’ them into an encore. He lapped up the adulation, and quite rightly – it will never be this generous again. His burgeoning stardom perhaps obscured the fact that, when push comes to shove, he’s really very, very good.
Concorde 2, Brighton, 17 October 2013