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Hozier

August 7th, 2014

Born:
Hozier

Genre:
Alternative

Years Active:
'00s, '10s




Hozier

Biography

A unique and intelligent singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who cites James Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Leonard Cohen, John Lee Hooker, and community choral singing among his influences, Hozier (his stage and performing name) was born Andrew Hozier-Byrne on March 17, 1990 (which just so happened to be St. Patrick's Day) in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. The son of a local blues musician, he literally grew up with the blues being played all around him. He joined his first band when he was 15, gravitating toward R&B, soul, gospel, and, of course, blues. Hozier started a degree in music at Trinity College Dublin, where he was involved with the Trinity Orchestra, but dropped out in his first year to record demos for Universal Music. From 2009 to 2012, he sang with AnĂșna, an Irish choral group, and toured internationally. He released a solo EP, Take Me to Church, in 2013, and when a video for the powerful title track, which directly addresses gay discrimination in Russia, went viral on YouTube and Reddit, Hozier found himself with an international audience. A second EP, From Eden, appeared in the spring of 2014.

Top Albums


1. Hozier

2. From Eden – ..

3. Like Real Pe..

4. Angel of Sma..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.
Take Me to Church Hozier 4:01 $1.29
2.
Work Song Hozier 3:49 $1.29
3.
From Eden Hozier 4:43 $1.29
4.
Cherry Wine (Live) Hozier 4:00 $1.29
5.
Like Real People Do (EP Version) Like Real People Do – Singl.. 3:17 $1.29
6.
Like Real People Do (Live Version) Other Voices: Series 12 (Li.. 3:51 $1.29
7.
Work Song From Eden – EP 3:49 $1.29
8.
Angel of Small Death and the Codeine.. Angel of Small Death and th.. 3:38 $1.29
9.
Arsonist's Lullabye From Eden – EP 4:26 $1.29
10.
From Eden From Eden – EP 3:42 $1.29
11.
To Be Alone (Live) From Eden – EP 5:10 $1.29
12.
Cherry Wine (Live) Wish I Was Here (Music From.. 4:00 $1.29
13.
Work Song (Live Version) Other Voices: Series 12 (Li.. 3:53 $1.29
14.
Angel of Small Death and the Codeine.. Hozier 3:39 Album Only
15.
Jackie and Wilson Hozier 3:43 Album Only
16.
Someone New Hozier 3:42 Album Only
17.
To Be Alone Hozier 5:23 Album Only
18.
In a Week (feat. Karen Cowley) Hozier 5:18 Album Only
19.
Sedated Hozier 3:27 Album Only
20.
Like Real People Do Hozier 3:18 Album Only
21.
It Will Come Back Hozier 4:37 Album Only
22.
Foreigner's God Hozier 3:45 Album Only
23.
In the Woods Somewhere (Bonus Track) Hozier 5:31 Album Only

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