Watch the powerful clip for 'Cherry Wine'
Hozier & Saoirse Ronan

Hozier and Saoirse Ronan have unveiled the powerful new video for 'Cherry Wine'.

The pair decided to highlight domestic violence in the clip, with Hozier, Columbia Records, Island Records and Sony/ATV Music Publishing donating all proceeds to a series of charities who aid those affected by this issue.

Saoirse Ronan takes the central role, starring at a woman struggling to deal with the impact of a physically abusive relationship. The emotional video also features Moe Dunford and is directed by Emmy winning Irish director Dearbhla Walsh.

Hozier said: "Domestic violence is an ongoing issue in our society, the statistics of which are shocking and the effects of which damage whole families, communities and span generations. With the song 'Cherry Wine', I tried to get across the difficulty of coming to terms with and facing up to domestic violence and the dynamic of an abusive relationship. I'm honoured to be joined by Saoirse Ronan, Dearbhla Walsh and Moe Dunford in spreading awareness on this issue."

Saoirse Ronan added: "I am equally honoured to join Hozier to create awareness for the #FaceUpToDomesticViolence campaign with the release of 'Cherry Wine' as a charity single. The song has always been one of my favourite tracks on his album. I hope through the video and song we can shine light on the issue and complexity of domestic abuse and in doing so help those caught up in the cycle of domestic violence".

Check it out now.

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