TODAY   |  February 24, 2014

‘Passenger’ sings hit song ‘Let Her Go’

English singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg, aka Passenger, performs the popular folk-style hit “Let Her Go” that ran during the Budweiser Super Bowl ad.

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>> we want to remind you, you can catch linda gray on season three premiere of "dallas" on tnt.

>> tomorrow relationship advice with matthew hussey and e. jean carol .

>> but first, michael rosenberg . you may not know his name, but you know his hit called "let her go."

>> and we already have fallen in love with you. we spent the commercial break with you. what a delightful guy. uk sensation known as passenger went from playing for loose change on streets to sold out concerts in under a year and his most recent album is called "all the little thing life".

>> you went from the street to this?

>> yes. the last five years i've been on the street and funding my own record and touring and playing in front of 14 people a night.

>> and who found that song and made it into the amazing hit?

>> i think -- i think it was a combination of things, you know? i think i was really lucky to dish went on tour with ed sheeren.

>> that will do it. i bet he became a great mate.

>> all right, let's go.

>> come on, passenger. you only need the light when it's burning low only miss the sun when it starts to snow only know you love her when you let her go you know you've been