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Hozier

Monday, October 13, 2014 | by Caitie Tieman

While I’d heard of this talented Irish fellow (thanks to some well-deserved radio play of his first hit “Take Me to Church”), I’m ashamed to say I hadn’t actually paid Hozier the attention he was due until this weekend. And, it was really my loss. A few nights ago, as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, he set the interwebs a buzzin’ with two fantastic performances, exhibiting both incredible talent and enviable poise (the latter being a rare attribute for new artist SNL debuts).

Having now seen the error of my previously dismissive ways, I’ve spent the last 24 hours captivated by the soulful and bluesy track “Angel of Small Death and the Codeine Scene” …check it out for yourself below.

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