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Hozier announces fifth anniversary vinyl release of second album, Wasteland, Baby!

01 March 2024, 17:07 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Five years ago, singer-songwriter Hozier released his second studio album, Wasteland, Baby!. He has announced special vinyl release to mark the special anniversary.

The vinyl package, that arrives as special Ultra Clear & Transparent Green discs, offer the album in all its glory, as well as tracks from his Nina Cried Power EP, a stunning live version of "Shrike" from Dublin’s Windmill Lane Studios, an acoustic version of "Be" and a previously unheard track, "Why Would You Be Loved", which was recorded at the time of Wasteland, Baby!.

In August last year Hozier scored his first ever UK number one with his third studio album, Unreal Unearth, outselling the entire UK Top Five combined in release week.

This summer will see Hozier perform his biggest UK headline show to date at London’s Finsbury Park on 7 July This follows what was an incredible 2023 on the live circuit which included a surprise set at Glastonbury, a sold out show at Ally Pally Park, and over a million tickets sold worldwide for his sold-out headline tour, which saw him conquer arenas including London’s OVO Arena Wembley.

The fifth anniversary edition of Wasteland, Baby! will be released on 19 April, and is available to pre-order now.

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