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Foy Vance

The Wild Swan

ATLANTIC



CD

Released: 13th May 2016

£12.99


lp + download

Released: 13th May 2016

£20.99


recorded in Nashville & produced by GRAMMY Award-winner Jacquire King, Recording legend Elton John is the album’s Executive Producer & it's released on ed sheeran's gingerbread man records (the pair are long-term friends).

Vance was born in Bangor, Northern Ireland but his preacher father packed the family up & moved to Oklahoma, deep in the U.S. Bible Belt, shortly after the birth of the family's youngest son. with a sound sitting somewhere between van morrison, jd mcpherson, david gray & leon russell, it's an album that makes nods to, & takes cues from, heroes ranging from Noam Chomsky to Ziggy Stardust to WB Yeats. "an extraordinary writer & singer" - elton john, "I’m constantly blown away with how talented he is. 'The Wild Swan' is an amazing album & I can’t wait for everyone to hear it” - ed sheeran.

The Wild Swan

Tracklist

  1. Noam Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution
  2. Upbeat Feelgood
  3. Coco
  4. Casanova
  5. Bangor Town
  6. Burden
  7. She Burns
  8. Be Like You Belong
  9. Unlike Any Other
  10. Ziggy Looked Me In The Eye
  11. Fire It Up (The Silver Spear)
  12. The Wild Swans On The Lake