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HOZIER

Hozier

It’s not often that you stumble across a songwriter whose lyrics both sound and read like poetry. When those lyrics are set to music that balances burning indignation with lilting tenderness, and delivered in a voice imbued with the spiritual passion and yearning of gospel and the blues, you figure you’ve chanced upon something special. And so it is with

23-year-old Andrew Hozier-Byrne, an Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from County Wicklow who goes by the name of Hozier. The self-titled debut album is produced by Ron Kirwan (PJ Harvey and Depeche Mode) and features the hit single “Take Me To Church” as well as his most recent release “Sedated.”