“Elsewhere” By Hayden Pedigo
Hayden Pedigo is many things, an impromptu politician, model and multi-artist. His forthcoming album album The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored, is scheduled to drop on June 30th via Mexican Summer. Recently, Pedigo released lead single “Elsewhere,” Building upon one of the characters featured in the short “Elsewhere” film, “The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored” showcases Pedigo as a DVD guitar instructor. “This might be my favorite song on the record,” says Pedigo. “It has a specific feeling I’ve never felt in any of my songs before. It felt like I had finally created a grand work that I had imagined for years, with this massive sound like Florian Fricke created with Popol Vuh. Hayden Pedigo will be touring this Summer, with a few headline dates as well as a support tour with Jenny Lewis.
Hayden Pedigo has lived many lives. He was born in Amarillo, TX, where he was homeschooled by his truck-stop preacher father. He ran for Amarillo City Council at the age of 25 and came in second place, in what started as satire but soon turned into a serious bid for office, as documented by the Jasmine Stodel documentary Kid Candidate, which premiered at SXSW and was picked up by PBS. He walked Gucci runways and was photographed by the legendary Hedi Slimane. He befriended pen-pals and collaborators such as Tim Heidecker, Terry Allen, and Jessica Pratt.
The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored
1. Looking at the Fish
2. When It’s Clear
4. Nearer, Nearer
5. Signal of Hope
6. The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored
7. Then It’s Gone
Hayden Pedigo 2023 Tour Dates
June 29 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool
June 30 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool
July 7 – Chicago, IL – Salt Shed*
July 8 – Madison, WI – Art Lit Lab
July 9 – Iowa City, IA – Trumpet Blossom
July 10 – Grand Rapids, MI – Meijer Gardens*
July 12 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theater*
July 13 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues*
July 15 – Boston, MA – Roadrunner*
July 16 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall*
July 17 – Kingston, NY – Tubby’s
July 18 – New York, NY – Pier 17*
July 20 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met*
July 22 – Washington, DC – The Anthem*
July 26 – Jackson, MS – Duling Hall
July 29 – Amarillo, TX – Amarillo Museum of Art
July 30 – Austin, TX – Sagebrush
August 4 – Los Angeles, CA – Zebulon
* with Jenny Lewis
Pre-order The Happiest Times I Ignored by Hayden Pedigo HERE
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