Hatchie – “Quicksand.”

Australian singer-songwriter Hatchie makes a welcome return with a new single “Quicksand” and news of a new album Giving The World Away. As with her early shimmering shoegaze pop, “Quicksand” showcases her ear for the soaring chorus and perfect hook. Lyrically it’s about trying to find your way after losing yourself, as Harriette Pilbeam,(for she is Hatchie) reveals “I was feeling guilty and ungrateful for not being happy about a few different things in my life that were technically going well. I had to work through some tough learned thought processes and emotions that had been working away for years to try to understand how to be happy with my present and stop fixating on my past and future.” 

The video which you can watch below visualises this juxtaposition of sadness and disillusionment despite being surrounded by what many perceive as glamour and grandeur. She also appears to have nicked my car.

Giving The World Away will be released on April 22nd on Secretly Canadian. Pre-order & pre-sale links here.


    1. Lights On
    1. This Enchanted
    1. Twin
    1. Take My Hand
    1. The Rhythm
    1. Quicksand
    1. Thinking Of
    1. Giving The World Away
    1. The Key
    1. Don’t Leave Me In The Rain
    1. Sunday Song
    1. Til We Run Out of Air



North American tour dates (tickets available via hatchie.net

05/04/22 – Washington, DC – Songbyrd Record Cafe

05/05/22 – Philadelphia, PA – The Foundry

05/06/22 – Boston, MA – Crystal Ballroom at Somerville Theatre

05/07/22 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg

05/09/22 – Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz PDB

05/10/22 – Toronto, ON – The Garrison

05/12/22 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe

05/13/22 – Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups

05/14/22 – Chicago, IL – Sleeping Village

05/15/22 – Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club

05/19/22 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club

05/20/22 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios

05/21/22 – Seattle, WA – Neumos

05/23/22 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop

05/25/22 – San Diego, CA – Casbah

05/26/22 – Los Angeles, CA – Lodge Room

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