Episode 151: Hozier

“Nina Cried Power” (feat. Mavis Staples)

 

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Andrew Hozier-Byrne is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter from Ireland. His debut single from 2013, “Take Me to Church,” was a massive, multi-platinum hit.

In September 2018, Hozier released the song “Nina Cried Power,” which features the legendary gospel singer Mavis Staples. In this episode, Hozier breaks down how he made the song, and Mavis Staples tells the story of how she got involved.

Buy or stream “Nina Cried Power” here, and stream the music video below. You can buy the album, Nina Cried Power on vinyl here.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

footnotes
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“Green Onions” – Booker T. & The M.G’s