Runaway

Runaway

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Overview

The album, Rosenberg’s tenth in 11 years, was recorded between the UK and Australia with his co-producer, Chris Vallejo, but its aesthetic is North American. 'My dad is American,' Rosenberg explains, 'and we used to go over every other summer when we were kids. I always loved it. I guess I was seduced by it a little bit. It was such a culture shock coming from England.' Sonically, too, Runaway draws on Americana, for instance the early work of Ryan Adams. There is some lap steel, some mandolin, a little banjo, all courtesy of guitarist Benjamin Edgar, Rosenberg is also joined on the album by bassist Rob Calder, drummer Peter Marin and keyboard player Jon Hansen.

Rosenberg imagined these new songs as unfolding against a backdrop of American landscapes. And so, rather than the usual video process, he and video director Jarrad Seng spent three weeks making videos on a road trip across the US. The video for Hell Or High Water, the album’s opener and first single, was shot at a series of national parks. 'The massive landscapes of these national parks really suit the big chorus and big production,' says Rosenberg.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/31/2018
Label: Nettwerk Records
UPC: 0067003116923
catalogNumber: 31169
Rank: 22628

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Passenger   Primary Artist
Peter Marin   Percussion,Drums
Rob Calder   Bass
Jon Solo   Wurlitzer,Juno,Hammond B3
Emma Owens   Viola
Ben Edgar   Banjo,Mandolin,Electric Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar
Rhian Porter   Cello
Mike Rosenberg   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,Vibes
Geraldine Hollett   Background Vocals
Phil Churchill   Background Vocals
Andrew Dale   Background Vocals
Catriona Parker   Violin
Kirsty Mangan   Violin

Technical Credits

Ross Irwin   String Arrangements
Stephen Hodd   Composer
Sarah Larnach   Artwork,Art Direction
Mike Rosenberg   Composer,Producer
Chris Vallejo   Producer,Engineer

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