Artist Name: Hozier

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HozierAndrew Hozier-Byrne (born 17 March 1990), known mononymously as Hozier, is an Irish musician and singer-songwriter from Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. In 2013 he released his debut EP, featuring the hit single "Take Me to Church", and his second EP "From Eden" in 2014. His debut studio album, "Hozier", was released in Ireland in September 2014 and globally in October 2014.

Hozier was born in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. His mother is the visual artist Raine Hozier-Byrne (who also designed his latest album cover). He began a degree in music at Trinity College, Dublin, but dropped out midway through his first year in order to record demos for Universal Music. While at Trinity, he became involved with the Trinity Orchestra. He was a member of Anúna from 2008 to 2012, and appears as a soloist on their 2012 release "Illumination" singing "La Chanson de Mardi Gras". He toured and sang with the group internationally including performances in Norway and the Netherlands.

In 2013, Hozier released the EP "Take Me to Church EP" (also containing "Like Real People Do", "Angel of Small Death and The Codeine Scene" and a live version of "Cherry Wine"), with the title track becoming his breakthrough single after it went viral on YouTube. It reached number one on the Irish iTunes singles chart and number two in the official chart on 25 October 2013.

Hozier followed up Take Me to Church with the new EP "From Eden EP" (also containing "Work Song", "Arsonist's Lullabye" and a live version of "To Be Alone"), and a number of festival tour dates and television appearances in the United States. Hozier released his self-titled album, "Hozier" on 19 September 2014. It had five singles including "Take Me to Church", "Work Song", and "From Eden", which were hits on his earlier EPs. On December 2014, it was announced that "Take Me to Church" was nominated at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for Song of the Year in 2015.

In March 2019 he released Wasteland, Baby!. Sam Sodomsky's review in Pitchfork notes that "He’s got a gorgeous voice. Booming and effervescent, it’s an instrument that communicates passion, adventure, and wisdom," but also noted that the length of the album (14 tracks) became "humdrum."

Top Track of Atist: Hozier

Take Me to Church - Hozier

Take Me to Church

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Someone New - Hozier

Someone New

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From Eden - Hozier

From Eden

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Work Song - Hozier

Work Song

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Like Real People Do - Hozier

Like Real People Do

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Cherry Wine - Live - Hozier

Cherry Wine - Live

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Jackie and Wilson - Hozier

Jackie and Wilson

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Arsonist's Lullabye - Hozier

Arsonist's Lullabye

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Sedated - Hozier

Sedated

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To Be Alone - Hozier

To Be Alone

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It Will Come Back - Hozier

It Will Come Back

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Foreigner's God - Hozier

Foreigner's God

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In A Week - Hozier

In A Week

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Cherry Wine (Live) - Hozier

Cherry Wine (Live)

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Movement - Hozier

Movement

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Shrike - Hozier

Shrike

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Run - Hozier

Run

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Cherry Wine - Hozier

Cherry Wine

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NFWMB - Hozier

NFWMB

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Dinner & Diatribes - Hozier

Dinner & Diatribes

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To Be Alone - Live - Hozier

To Be Alone - Live

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No Plan - Hozier

No Plan

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Nobody - Hozier

Nobody

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As It Was - Hozier

As It Was

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Nina Cried Power - Hozier

Nina Cried Power

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Talk - Hozier

Talk

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Be - Hozier

Be

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Wasteland, Baby! - Hozier

Wasteland, Baby!

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Would That I - Hozier

Would That I

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Sunlight - Hozier

Sunlight

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