Hozier's incredible new version of a "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"
By Heidi Moore
Andrew Hozier Byrne
Not since Mariah Carey radically improved Christmas playlists with "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has there been a grown-up version of a holiday song begging to be put on repeat — until Hozier's slow version of "God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen" came along. The smokey-voiced Irish singer of 2014's omnipresent hit Take Me to Church transforms the old-fashioned, jaunty Christmas carol into a chill, sexy tune. [link]