Aidan Hawken

As the lead singer and co-songwriter of Highwater Rising, Aidan has written songs that have been featured in several feature films as well as virtually every major hit TV show including: THE OC, SEX and the CITY, NORTH SHORE, BOSTON PUBLIC, LAGUNA BEACH and ONE TREE HILL. The band's second album, The In Between, was co-produced by multi-platinum producer Eric Valentine (Smash Mouth, Queens of the Stone Age, Persephone's Bees). With 9 of its 10 tracks licensed, the album is one of the most licensed independent albums of all time. The band was featured on L.A.'s trendsetting radio station KCRW. ...show more

As the lead singer and co-songwriter of Highwater Rising, Aidan has written songs that have been featured in several feature films as well as virtually every major hit TV show including: THE OC, SEX and the CITY, NORTH SHORE, BOSTON PUBLIC, LAGUNA BEACH and ONE TREE HILL. The band's second album, The In Between, was co-produced by multi-platinum producer Eric Valentine (Smash Mouth, Queens of the Stone Age, Persephone's Bees). With 9 of its 10 tracks licensed, the album is one of the most licensed independent albums of all time. The band was featured on L.A.'s trendsetting radio station KCRW.

The singles Coming Undone, Wasted Days, and Lie Awake were also added to numerous college radio stations nationwide. In 2005, Aidan released his first solo record titled Pillows & Records on CrystalTop Music. Produced by JJ Wiesler, the record features 14 original tracks. The CD features Jim Bogios on drums (Counting Crows), Tom Ayres on guitar (Persephone's Bees), the legendary Chuck Prophet, Brett Simons on bass (Fiona Apple) and Jason Borger on keys (Highwater Rising).

An early demo of the title track was used in the 2004 season of THE OC and was in final consideration for use on one of the shows popular CD compilation releases.. ...show less