Foy Vance lands in Italy, for the first time!
Singer-songwriter from Bangor, Northern Ireland, Foy Vance released his fourth studio album, 'Signs of Life' in September 2021. Deeply rooted in the rich musical history and aesthetic of the southern United States, Foy independently released his debut album 'Hope' in 2007, quickly garnering acclaim from fans and fellow musicians. In 2013 Foy released his second full-length album, 'Joy of Nothing', for Glassnote Records, following which he received many positive reviews and touring invitations around the world from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Bonnie Raitt, Marcus Foster, Snow Patrol and Sir Elton John. Foy was the second artist to sign to Gingerbread Man Records, the division of Ed Sheeran's label within Atlantic Records. Foy's recording debut with Gingerbread Man Records, 'The Wild Swan', was produced by Sir Elton John and released in 2016. His music video for lead single 'She Burns' featured the Pretty Little actress. Liars as well as People's Choice Award winner Lucy Hale. His music video for 'Coco' featured Coco Arquette, daughter of Courteney Cox and David Arquette, who inspired the song's title, and was directed by Cox. In 2019, Foy released two albums, 'From Muscle Shoals' and 'To Memphis', recorded in just a few days at the legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the Sam Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis. 'Signs Of Life' is Foy's second studio album for Gingerbread Man Records and is ideally the follow-up to 'The Wild Swan'. As a songwriter, Foy's collaborations include the co-writing of four songs by Ed Sheeran, including 'Galway Girl', included on the 2017 album 'Divide'. He has also worked with Alicia Keys, among others. Rag N Bone Man and Kacey Musgraves, among others, casually switching from one genre to another.
In 2020 Foy also launched the 'The Vinyl Supper' podcast series, in which he talks about music, food and life stories with special guests and friends from the world of music, poetry and film. Foy has performed on stages all over the world with sold out crowds, and splits his time between London and the Scottish Highlands, where his family lives.