Hozier, the 24-year-old Irish singer-songwriter, has been buzzing online since his song “Take Me to Church” and its eponymous EP showed up in late 2013. But he just released his self-titled debut album, and he’s about to get the Saturday Night Live stamp of approval this weekend.
So how’s he doing so far? Pretty well! In a promo alongside Cecily Strong and SNL alum/this week’s host Bill Hader, Hozier hangs quietly on the edge, smiling a little at his new buddies’ antics. But then, simply ’cause his name rhymes with “cozier,” Hozier has to be part of a big, fuzzy hug-sandwich. Take a look: