Hyd Gets A. G. Cook, Caroline Polachek, Jónsi for Debut Album 'Clearing,' Shares "So Clear" Co-Written with SOPHIE

A meeting of PC Music music minds

BY Allie GregoryPublished Sep 8, 2022

PC Music affiliate Hyd — a.k.a. Hayden Dunham, formerly of QT — has announced their debut album Clearing, which is due to arrive on November 11.

Today, Hyd shares the album's newest single "So Clear," which was co-written with the late SOPHIE and Easyfun. The album itself likewise includes contributions from fellow friends of PC Music, including label head A. G. Cook, as well as Caroline Polachek (on previously released track "Afar"), Ö and Jónsi.

"The feeling of rejection opened up my own questions about choosing Earth, choosing to make something new here, to be rooted when turbulent winds bend the stems," Hyd said of their new material in a statement. "Transmuting a feeling of loss into something fortifying — ripples in the water that become still. 'So Clear' emerges from a place of total loss, full collision, and the freedom that comes through surrender."

Hyd is due to head out on a brief North American tour this fall, performing at Vancouver's Paradise and Montreal's Centre PHI in November. Watch the video for "So Clear" below, where you'll also find the album's tracklisting and Hyd's tour schedule.


1. Trust
2. Fallen Angel
3. So Clear
4. Oil + Honey
5. Breaking Ground
6. Chlorophyll
7. Glass
8. The Real You
9. Bright Lights
10. Only Living for You
11. Afar

Hyd 2022 Tour Dates: 

10/20 Bentonville, AR - The Momentary
11/01 Oakland, CA - Crybaby
11/03 Portland, OR - Holocene
11/04 Seattle, WA - Kremwerk
11/06 Vancouver, BC - Paradise
11/07 Chicago, IL - Co-Prosperity Sphere
11/09 Detroit, MI - Willies
11/10 Montreal, QC - Centre PHI
11/15 New York, NY - Pioneer Works
11/17 Atlanta, GA - Aisle 5
11/21 Austin, TX - Cheer Up Charlies
11/26 Fort Collins, CO - The Coast
11/27 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
11/30 Los Angeles, CA - Zebulon


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