Ellie Goulding Sings Haunting Cover Of Hozier’s ‘Take Me To Church’

By Alyssa Pereira

Ellie Goulding’s delicately smoky voice certainly has an almost spooky quality about it — and with her most recent cover, it sounds like she’s putting it to good use.

A few hours ago, Goulding posted this cover of Hozier’s mega-hit “Take Me To Church” on her SoundCloud page.

It’s miles away from the original version, but it still retains the same desperation and belted lines that made Hozier’s hit so famous.

However, in her version, Goulding eschewed the gospel aesthetic and instead wrapped her voice in deep synths and snaps.

Check it out below.


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