Hozier - Take Me To Church

The video is a reference to the recent increase of attacks and torturing of homosexuals in , which is subsequent to a long, hateful, and oppressive against the lesbian gay homosexual transgender community. Such a powerful video and song, I hope this will open peoples to the ongoing torment… Hozier an amazing Irish artist

Hozier, an Irish singer-songwriter whose debut EP “Take Me To Church” premiered in early July, just released the video for his track of the same name.

The video follows the between two gay men and the violently homophobic backlash that ensues when the community learns of one of the man’s sexuality.

Ireland’s State noted that the video, directed by , echoes the wave of violence currently plaguing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Russia. According to State, “Take Me To ”:

…references the recent increase of [organized] attacks and torturing of homosexuals in Russia, which is subsequent to a long, hateful, and oppressive political campaign against the community. The song was always about at its most natural, and how that is undermined ceaselessly by religious [organizations] and those who would have believe they act in its interests.

 

For more information on Hoozier and his “Take Me To Church” EP, visit the artist’s websiteBandcamp or Twitter.

Download the Take Me To Church EP for free : http://goo.gl/dDfTQ

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Directed, Shot and Edited by Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson of Feel Good Lost
http://www.feelgoodlost.me

Produced by Adam McCarthy, Emmet O’Brien, Damien Murphy & Feel Good Lost
Assistant Director: Emmet O’Brien
Concept by: Brendan Canty, Conal Thomson, Emmet O’Brien and Andrew Byrne
Actors: Emmet O’Riabhaigh, Coughlan,Patrick Sheahan & Christopher O’Flaherty

Special thanks to:
Diarmuid, Aidan & Val O’Donovan, Caoillian Sherlock,
Denise Heffernan and David Maloney

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