In this episode of A Trolley Show, Passenger (nom de plum of English songwriter Michael David Rosenberg) performs “Let Her Go,” a sensitive tune which gets a boost from Rosenburg’s excellent finger-picking.
It’s been more than a decade since San Diego’s Switchfoot released “Dare You to Move,” an emotionally charged rocker that has undoubtedly been the soundtrack to countless wedding / graduation / baby slideshows.
In this episode of A Trolley Show, singer Brian Warren performs “Anchors Away,” a slow-builder that speaks of heartbreak, betrayal and catharsis—typical subject matter for the genre, but no less touching.
It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see the words “The Smiths” printed on a Coachella lineup. However, the band’s mopey dreaminess has inspired a bunch of talented bands, and Girl in a Coma ranks pretty high among them.