Week of 4.6.15 :: Rock * Hozier - Someone New
Hozier's done it again - his latest single "Someone New" is upbeat and blues-y, with a chorus that will get stuck in your head all day long. The music video also features actress Natalie Dormer, who you might recognize from her starring roles in Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games.
He just finished a US tour with another favorite #BritList artist of mine, George Ezra - but Hozier still has plenty of dates lined up in the states, including sets at Coachella, New Orleans Jazz Festival, Beale Street Music Festival, and Firefly. [He's also playing in Chicago at Millennium Park on June 10, for all you Chicagoans.] I saw him at Lolla last year and his set was really great!
The Irish lad (full name: Andrew Hozier-Byrne) is best known for his deep, seductive voice that cites influences from gospel, blues, and soul genres. Following up a hit as big as "Take Me To Church" might not be so difficult with songs like this - take a listen below ::