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    Meet Hozier, The Golden-Voiced Irish Troubadour You Need In Your Life Right Now

    He is everything, just ask Taylor Swift.

    Meet Andrew Hozier-Byrne, singer-songwriter-living-angel from Bray, Ireland.

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    He just goes by Hozier, however, because single-name artists are approximately a thousand times more ~iconic~ than artists that need more than one name.

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    Also iconic? Playing an acoustic session in a field of wildflowers.

    His voice is actually perfect.

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    He's a beast on guitar.

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    And, as if that weren't enough, he's also got serious keyboard skills.

    Last year he released his first single, a bluesy foot-stomper called "Take Me To Church."

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    He brought the doomed love song to life with a music video about LGBTQ persecution. The video went viral and has over 12 million views to date.

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    He's since amassed a collection of famous fans, including a little known young artist by the name of Taylor Swift.

    Taylor's BFF Ed Sheeran is also a fan, he covered "Take Me To Church" for BBC's Live Lounge in September.

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    Before going solo, Hozier was a member of the Irish choral group Anúna. In 2012, he performed "La Chanson de Mardi Gras" with the group as a soloist.

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    Like, could he be more versatile?!

    And even though he's an international, genre-hopping rising star, he stays in touch with his roots by using his mother Raine Hozier-Byrne's artwork for his album covers.

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    She even painted an original piece for the cover his full-length debut, Hozier.

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    He also has his mother to thank for his trademark luscious locks.

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    Seriously, his hair is gorgeous.

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    Look at it blow subtly in the wind!

    That's nice, you say, but can he rock a man-bun? HE CAN.

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    He's basically the total package.

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    Beautiful voice + guitar skills + keyboard talent + excellent songwriting + shampoo-commercial hair + love for mom = total package. It's just math.

    You can get your Hozier fix by watching him perform on Saturday Night Live on October 11 or downloading his just-released, self-titled debut album here.

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    Bask in his Irish glory.

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    AMEN.