Thursday December 12, 2019

Hozier suing over ‘groundless’ plagiarism claims

4th October, 2015
Hozier performing at a music festival in Las Vegas Picture: Getty

The Irish singer-songwriter Hozier is taking legal action over claims that his breakthrough single, Take Me to Church, is a rip-off of an earlier song.

Canadian musician Chilly Gonzalez deconstructed the track in a video masterclass for the German radio station 1Live. In the video, he alleged there were striking similarities to the 2011 song How Come You Never Go There by the artist Feist. Last Thursday Hozier, whose full name is Andrew Hozier Byrne,...

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