Vance Joy Artist Biography

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Name: Vance Joy
Music Brainz ID: df36f6db-5987-46ed-9d02-0cf36ed4e060
Last.fm url: https://www.last.fm/music/Vance+Joy
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Similar Artists: The Lumineers, The Head and the Heart, George Ezra, Mumford & Sons, Sons Of The East,
Popular Tags: folk, indie, singer-songwriter, australian, acoustic,

Published/Updated: 24 Mar 2013, 06:58

Biography: Vance Joy (born James Keogh in Melbourne) is an Australian singer-songwriter. His debut album God Loves You When You're Dancing was released in March 2013. The single "Riptide" became a success on Australian commercial radio and was certified Platinum by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA).

Feeding on a diet of The Pogues, Paul Kelly, and whatever else was playing, Joy cut his teeth performing at open mic nights in Melbourne. His style is folk music with pop influences. His songs capture the familiar pulse of everyday experiences in a unique and celebratory manner. His lyrics reach out to you and hold on for a moment. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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