Wasteland, Baby! follows Hozier’s recent  Nina Cried Power EP, which has amassed over 26 million streams since its release in September. The title track of the EP also opens Wasteland, Baby! and has already proved incredibly successful for Hozier with Barack Obama including the song in his favourite songs of 2018 playlist and the track was the subject of the Song Exploder podcast’s first episode of 2019.

Speaking about the release of Wasteland, Baby! Hozier said:

“I’m thrilled to announce my new album Wasteland, Baby! The album has been over a year in the making and it’s a pleasure to finally turn out my pockets and share the work. I want to sincerely thank fans and listeners for their continued support in between the records. See you out on the road soon.”

Wasteland, Baby! is the follow up to Hozier’s critically acclaimed self–titled debut album, which has now amassed over 2.1 billion streams on Spotify alone, while his total, global Spotify Playlist reach currently sits at over 71 million. The album has sold over 850 thousand copies in the UK, going platinum in the process, while the record has sold 4 million copies worldwide. Hozier received a nomination for ‘Best International Male’ at the 2015 Brit Awards.

Wasteland, Baby! is released on March 1 on Island Records.

Hozier plays a headline show at Irish Independent Park in Cork on June 22nd.

Pre-order Wasteland, Baby now.

Edited by Nicole Walsh