Hozier is rumored to be Saoirse Ronan’s boyfriend. Here are some details about the Irish singer, musician, and songwriter that you ought to know.
The Story of Hozier
Andrew Hozier-Byrne, professionally known as Hozier, is a 27-year-old singer, musician, and a songwriter from Ireland, rumored to be the boyfriend of Saoirse Ronan. He was born in Bray. His father was a local blues musician while his mother was an artist. Hozier’s parents were from the minority Protestant Quaker faith and that’s how he was raised. Hozier was a student at Delgany National School, St. Gerard’s School, and a music student at Trinity College, Dublin. However, he dropped out from Trinity College while halfway through to record demos for the recording company, Universal Music. While Hozier was still in Trinty, he was involved with the Trinity Orchestra and was a member of “Anuna,” a choral ensemble between 2009 and 2012. Hozier appeared as a soloist in Anuna’s 2012 song “Illumination,” singing “La Chanson de Mardi Gras” and toured with the group all around Europe, including Norway and Netherlands performing together. Hozier’s powerful voice as a singer might have made people think that he was from a classic country or Deep South. He is also a very creative songwriter, his songs are proof enough. Hozier, was born on St. Patrick’s Day and his Irish roots contributed much to his music career.
Take Me To Church: The Song
“Take Me To Church” was Hozier’s song for his EP “Take Me To Church.” When writing the song, Hozier was at his parent’s home struggling with life and he recorded the mid-tempo song at home. Based on how Hozier was raised religiously, Hozier used the song to describe his frustration with the Catholic Church and its stand against homosexuality. Rubyworks, a label, discovered Hozier’s song and produced it. The song was a received well by many people all over the world, and when its video was released it became more popular. The video showed two men and the backlash they experienced. Hozier’s song went viral on YouTube and Hozier got a license with Island Records and Columbia Records.
Cherry Wine, An Anti-Domestic Violence Song
Hozier released the song “Cherry Wine” in February 2016 as the last single in the “Take Me To Church” album. Hozier wrote the song to address the issue of domestic violence and the sales from the single went to anti-domestic violence charities. The video of the song featured Saoirse Ronan, who is rumored to be dating Hozier. The video was released exactly on Valentine’s Day. Hozier made it look like a coincidence that the song was addressing relationships that turned sour. The song got a lot of airplay, especially in Hozier’s home country, Ireland. Ronan’s rumored boyfriend performed “Cherry Wine” at the UN Women HeForShe event and was supported by SAFE Ireland.
Hozier’s Mother Is An Artist
Apart from Hozier’s song, something was outstanding about his album art. The front of Hozier’s EP album was a painting and it wasn’t done by just anybody but his mother, Rose Hozier-Byrne. Hozier’s mother is the genius behind the mixed media images in front of his records. It’s great to have your parents on board when you make it in music.
There Are Speculations That He Is Saoirse Ronan’s Boyfriend
Hozier is rumored to be dating Ronan and they became close after shooting the video of his song. Ronan and Hozier have been seen this year on a number of dates. Ronan’s rumored boyfriend was rumored to be dating Taylor Swift in 2015, but it turned out they were just friends. Ronan, who appeared on Ed Sheeran’s “Galway Girl” video, was previously dating George MacKay.
More Info About Ronan
Hozier is popular for his music that addresses the issues affecting the society, while Ronan is an established Irish and American actress. Ronan, who is only 23 years old has been active since 2003 and she was born in New York. She has featured in many films, a few TV shows and three music videos. She is the only child of her parents. Both her parents were actors and she got inspired by them. When she was just three, the Ronans moved Dublin and she lived there in her early teens. Ronan’s debut was a medical drama called “The Clinic.” Ronan has been nominated 89 times and won 38 awards. She has been nominated for Golden Globe Awards twice and there is a pending Golden Globe Award for “Lady Bird” that many hope she will win.
Saoirse Ronan In Lady Bird
Saoirse Ronan stars in the 2017 film “Lady Bird,” a comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. Ronan plays the role of a high-school senior. The film narrated the story of Christine, depicted by Ronan, and her relationship with her mother. The movie was set in Sacramento, California and was released on early November 2017. The film which Ronan played an amazing role as the primary character earned a good reputation and featured on Time Magazine as one of the top 10 films of 2017. Ronan received a nomination for Golden Globe’s Best Actress Award.
Hozier is undoubtedly a creative artist who showcases his ability as not only a musician but also a songwriter. His fans can just hope it’s true he is dating Ronan since they make such a beautiful pair. To make it more interesting, they are all entertainers but in different fields. Hozier’s fans will have to wait to hear it officially or maybe he will release a love song for Ronan.