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HOZIER TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM WASTELAND, BABY! ON MARCH 1; AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Hozier will release his highly anticipated sophomore albumWasteland, Baby! on March 1. The 14-track album is available for pre-order now and includes current single “Movement”. In just two months, the haunting track has been streamed over 20 million times and become a firm favorite in Hozier’s live shows. Along with “Movement,” the album includes new song “Almost (Sweet Music).” See full tracklisting below and click here to pre-order limited edition merchandise bundles and vinyl offerings.

Hozier says: “I’m thrilled to announce my new album Wasteland, Baby! will be released on March 1. The album has been over a year in the making, and it’s a pleasure to finally turn out my pockets and share the work. I want to sincerely thank fans and listeners for their continued support in between the records. See you out on the road soon.”

In support of the album’s release, Hozier will embark on the Wasteland Baby! Tour this spring. Tickets are on sale now for the 26-date run, which kicks off March 10 and includes stops in Nashville, Austin, Los Angeles, and more – see full routing below. Every ticket purchased online for the below headline dates will include a CD copy of Hozier’s forthcoming album Wasteland, Baby!. Fans will also have the option to upgrade their CD to a standard LP copy of the album for an additional charge. Visit http://hozier.com/ for tickets and more information.

Wasteland, Baby! is the follow up LP to Hozier’s 2014 critically acclaimed self-titled debut. Since its release, Hozier has been streamed over 2 billion times on Spotify alone, with lead-single “Take Me To Church” remaining in the top 35 most streamed songs on the platform despite being released over four years ago. Additionally, Hozier’s YouTube videos have been streamed over a billion times. In September, Hozier released his 4-track EP ‘Nina Cried Power.’ The EP’s title track, which features vocals from multi-Grammy Award-winning artist and performer Mavis Staples and instrumentation by renowned Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Booker T. Jones, was recently highlighted as one of Barack Obama’s favorite songs of 2018 and has amassed over 26 million global streams.

WASTELAND, BABY! TRACKLISTING:

  1. Nina Cried Power (featuring Mavis Staples)

  2. Almost (Sweet Music)

  3. Movement

  4. No Plan

  5. Nobody

  6. To Noise Making (Sing)

  7. As It Was

  8. Shrike

  9. Talk

  10. Be

  11. Dinner & Diatribes

  12. Would That I

  13. Sunlight

  14. Wasteland, Baby!

THE WASTELAND BABY! TOUR:

03/10   Buffalo, NY                 Shea’s Performing Arts Center

03/11   Albany, NY                  Palace Theatre

03/13   Baltimore, MD             Hippodrome Theatre

03/14   Norfolk, VA                 Chrysler Hall

03/16   Raleigh, NC                Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

03/17   Charlotte, NC              Ovens Auditorium

03/19   Miami, FL                    The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater

03/20   Saint Petersburg, FL   Mahaffey Theater

03/21   Orlando, FL                 Walt Disney Theater

03/23   Atlanta, GA                 Coca Cola Roxy Theatre

03/24   Nashville, TN              Grand Ole Opry House

03/26   Memphis, TN              Orpheum Theatre

03/27   New Orleans, LA        The Fillmore New Orleans – Music Hall

03/29   Dallas, TX                   Southside Ballroom

03/30   Houston, TX                Revention Music Center

03/31   Austin, TX                   ACL Live at the Moody Theater

04/02   Oklahoma City, OK     The Criterion

04/03   Tulsa, OK                    Brady Theater

04/05   Denver, CO                 Bellco Theatre

04/06   Salt Lake City, UT      The Union Event Center

04/07   Las Vegas, NV            The Pearl (Las Vegas)

04/09   Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Forever Cemetery

04/10   Santa Barbara, CA     Arlington Theatre

04/12   Reno, NV                    Grand Sierra Resort & Casino – Grand Theatre

04/13   Boise, ID                     Knitting Factory Concert House

04/14   Spokane, WA              First Interstate Center for the Arts

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