In A Week: January 16, 2016

It’s the return of In A Week: Our look back at Hozier highlights and happenings from the previous week.

As we’re playing a bit of catch up here, we’ll make this a double edition!

January 1 to 16, 2016


We did a feature on the 2015 Year End Charts and how Hozier did in the UK, Ireland, Australia, USA and Canada. (Spoiler: Amazingly well!)

Another couple of Platinum discs for the wall!

Hozier won Newcomer of the Year at the European Festival Awards.


Hozier performed a 4 song set, including Whole Lotta Love, on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show this past week.

Hozier on BBC2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Control your own 360° virtual reality experience with this video of Bono busking on Grafton Street with Hozier and Glen Hansard on Christmas Eve. Click and drag around on the video for full effect.


We recently published these gig highlights. Have a gander and relive the moment:

Liverpool: January 12 gig highlights
Sheffield: January 11 gig highlights
Manchester: January 9 gig highlights
Edinburgh: January 8 gig highlights
Glasgow: Able 2UK January 7 gig highlights

Hozier played The Garage in London for an Absolute Radio session. Highlights will air on Thursday, 21 January from 9 pm GMT.

Hozier at The Garage London


We did a Mega #TBT this past week and pulled together a few things for
Hozier’s tribute to David Bowie.

Have a listen to Hozier’s New Year’s Eve Bantz Train playlist on Spotify.

New Year's Eve Bantz Train Playlist

Behind the Scenes

After the Christmas break, the band headed back to work in this Hozier’s Guitars feature.

Rachael celebrated her birthday with the band in Edinburgh on January 8.

Can you spot Alana in these highlights of Seacht, the Irish language drama she acted in seven years ago?

Portugal!!!!! About to eat everything with these 2! Stolen photo from @iamwhoisam 😚. #Portugal #lisbon

A photo posted by Rachael Lampa (@rachaellampa) on


Little Green Cars

Little Green Cars new album Ephemera will be released on March 11. Look for the first official single, Easier Day, soon, but until then, they’ve released the track The Song They Play Every Night. You can catch Little Green Cars live in London this February before they head off on their North American tour at the end of March. Tickets and details.

Wyvern Lingo

Wyvern Lingo covered Hozier’s Run and are supporting him on the UK tour. They also have their own headlining show coming up in London at the Lexington.

Saint Sister

Saint Sister’s juggernaut of accolades doesn’t show signs of slowing. We covered their incredible year-end and since, Golden Plec released a fantastic feature with Tara Thomas behind the lens. Keep an eye on their Twitter account for frequent gig announcements.

Stoneface Films

The lads were back recording the first two episodes of Season 2 of their podcast, which should be released this coming week. In the meantime, whet your appetite with Season 2, Episode 00 Prologue!

Thanks to all of our contributors with special thanks to @literarypengke and @Megn0481.

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Featured photo: Caroline Downey

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