What is the story behind the song take me to church?
Lyrically, “Take Me to Church” is a metaphor, with the protagonist comparing his lover to religion. The song grew out of Hozier’s frustration with the Catholic Church which, as somebody raised in the Protestant Quaker faith, he saw as dominating the social and political outlook of the Irish state.
Whats wrong with the song take me to church?
In an interview with the Star Tribune, Hozier explains that his song is an attack on anti-homosexuality in the church, especially the Catholic church: “I’m not condemning the church or religion on the whole, just that one policy [the anti-same sex marriage policy], which seems so wrong to me.
Who did the song take me to church?
Why was take me to church written?
Written in the wake of a breakup with his first girlfriend, this is both a love song and a contemplation of sin, drawing influence from the late atheist writer Christopher Hitchens. Hozier described it to The Guardian as, “a bit of a losing your religion song.” The line “I was born sick, but I love it.
What kind of person is hozier?
|Birth name||Andrew John Hozier-Byrne|
|Born||17 March 1990 Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland|
|Genres||Blues rock alternative soul folk R&B|
|Occupation(s)||Musician singer songwriter|