“Rosie” by Passenger
In the song, the writer (Passenger) tells “Rosie” who could possibly be a young daughter or as seen in the official video of the song, his pet, not to be afraid or worried about things that go on in the world.
He assures her of their safety from the storm which appears to be getting Rosie frightened. He goes on to tell her that he does not have the answers to phenomena such as the weather, love or pain but reassures her not to fret.
The writer is aware that Rosie might not be comfortable with her environment because there are many strange things in the world. He however, attempts to change her perspective of the evil world by telling her to look at things from a positive viewpoint.
What “Rosie” is all about
The song portrays the role of loving parents or guardians; to prepare young minds to face the world, while convincing them of their security.
Quick Facts about “Rosie”
- Passenger (whose real name is Michael David Rosenberg) wrote this song. He later teamed up with music producer Chris Vallejo to work on the song’s production.
- “Rosie” was released on May 2, 2019.
- It is the third track on Passenger’s 11th album. The album in question is titled Sometimes It’s Something, Sometimes It’s Nothing at All.
Is it true that 100% of the proceeds from this song were donated to charity?
Yes. As a matter of fact, Passenger promised to donate all of the profits realized from the song’s album to various charities in London, England.
Did Passenger release this track as a single?
No. This wasn’t released as a single from Sometimes It’s Something, Sometimes It’s Nothing at All. This album gave birth to only three singles. They are as follows:
- “Helplessly Lost”
- “Restless Wind”
- “Paper Cut, Chinese Burn”