Karl Hyde

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Karl Hyde
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Karl Hyde at Bluedot festival with Underworld in 2016
Background information
Birth name Karl Hyde
Born 1957[1]
Origin Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Genres Electronica, trance, progressive house
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals, guitars, synthesizers
Years active 1980–present
Associated acts Underworld, Brian Eno
Website Official website

Karl Hyde (born 1957) is an English musician. He is the vocalist/guitarist for English electronic group Underworld, and has also released his own music as well as working with Brian Eno.

Solo career[edit]

In January 2013 Hyde announced the release date for his debut solo album, Edgeland.[2][3] It was released worldwide on 22 April that year[4] through Universal. It was co-produced by Leo Abrahams.[5]

In 2014 Hyde collaborated with English musician and record producer Brian Eno on the album Someday World, which was released on Warp.[6] The first single from this album, "The Satellites", was released in March 2014.[7] Within weeks of the album's release, it was announced that a second album, High Life, would be released on 30 June (1 July in North America),[8] also through Warp.


  1. ^ Montgomery, Hugh (23 October 2011). "How We Met: Rick Smith & Karl Hyde". London: The Independent. Retrieved 29 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Underworld's Karl Hyde announces solo album Edgeland: stream the first track inside". FACT Magazine. 24 January 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Unterberger, Andrew The SPIN Interview: Underworld SPIN. March 15, 2016
  4. ^ "Karl Hyde to release first solo album". Chaos Control. 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Geslani, Michelle (24 January 2013). "Underworld's Karl Hyde announces solo debut album, Edgeland". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Blistein, Jon (4 March 2014). "Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde Launch 'The Satellites'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  7. ^ Minsker, Evan (4 March 2014). "Listen: Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde: "The Satellites"". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  8. ^ Henry, Dusty. "Brian Eno and Karl Hyde announce new album, High Life, stream "DBF"". Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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