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Irish Newcomer Hozier Sings His International Hit “Take Me To Church”

If you have heard the gospel-tinged “Take Me To Church” from the Irish singer-songwriter Hozier I'm sure you remember it. The soulful emotive singing of a strong soaring song would be enough but combine that with a powerful video depicting anti-gay violence and you can understand why Hozier has become so popular so quickly. That video alone has over 4 million views and climbing. Hozier was born in County Wicklow near Dublin on St Patrick’s Day. After studying music at Trinity College he dropped out to work on it on his own. He released a second EP, From Eden, this year and there is more to come. We’ll hear a performance on stage at World Cafe Live and find out more about Hozier’s art today.

Session Setlist
Like Real People Do
Angel of Small Death
Take Me to Church
From Eden

Recent Release: From Eden
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Label: Columbia