This Hozier article was written by Kieran Stowell, a GIGsoup contributor
Last week, Canadian songwriter; Chilly Gonzales posted a video online, where he pointed out the similarities between Hozier’s smash hit “Take Me To Church” and Feist’s “How Come You Never Go There.”
Following the accusations; Hozier (real name; Andrew Hozier-Bryne) has filed a defamation suit against Gonzales who has since removed the video.
In a statement Hozier’s manager; Caroline Downey has called the slammed the allegations calling them “groundless.”
Only last week Gonzales re-created both tracks on piano, stating that “It’s almost the exact same thing” before making the suggestion that “Feist should take him to court”.
More on the story as it develops.