If we examine Hozier from a purely statistical standpoint, for the moment he is what Billboard
classifies as a "one-hit wonder." That distinction is bestowed on artists who place one song in the Billboard Top 40 while the rest of that artist's single releases fail to trouble the upper regions of the charts. "Take Me to Church" peaked at number two in December 2014 and was certified platinum four times over. Since then, the singer has released four U.S. singles, the highest charting of which is the current "Work Song" which is bubbling under at 120.
While there are other Billboard
charts like US Hot Rock Songs, Adult Alternative and Rock Airplay where "For Eden," the followup to "Take Me to Church," has scored nearly as high, the perception among mainstream America is that Hozier is still that "Take Me to Church" guy...Read More/b>