Hozier Pays Homage to Jazz Greats with ‘Almost (Sweet Music)’ on ‘Late Show’: Watch

Hozier carried out his finger-snapping new single “Almost (Sweet Music)" — during which he pays homage to some all-time jazz greats (together with Duke Ellington and Chet Baker) — on Tuesday night time’s (March 5) Late Show.

The lanky Irishman took middle stage on the minimalist set, accompanied by his band and backup singers who helped propel the upbeat folk-rock tune with their syncopated clapping and rhythmic finger snaps.

“Tell me who, and I'll be thanking them/ The numbered lovers Duke Ellington/ Do I owe every kiss to lip and cheek as st as Chet can sing/ Let's get misplaced and let the nice instances roll/ Let smoke rings from this paper doll,” Hozier sang in his wealthy baritone.

The singer-songwriter informed Entertainment Weekly that he had loads enjoyable writing the lyrics for the track, the fourth single f his not too long ago launched Wasteland, Baby! album “I used to be additionally desirous to level to some the music that formed my early life,” he mentioned.

Watch Hozier’s efficiency “Almost” on The Late Show under.