Joy of Nothing

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Joy of Nothing
Studio album by Foy Vance
Released 26 August 2013 (2013-08-26)
Recorded 2013 in Donegal, Ireland
Genre Singer/songwriter
Length 41:22
Label Glassnote
Producer Michael Keeney
Foy Vance chronology
The Melrose EP
(2012)
Joy of Nothing
(2013)
Singles from Joy of Nothing
  1. "Joy of Nothing"
    Released: 25 February 2013
  2. "Janey"
    Released: 10 June 2013

Joy of Nothing is the second full-length album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance, which was released on 26 August 2013.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Foy Vance

No. Title Length
1. "Closed Hand, Full of Friends"   4:03
2. "Joy of Nothing"   5:02
3. "At Least My Heart Was Open"   3:39
4. "You and I" (with Bonnie Raitt) 4:30
5. "Feel for Me"   3:55
6. "Janey"   3:59
7. "Paper Prince"   3:17
8. "It Was Good"   4:02
9. "Regarding Your Lover"   3:00
10. "Guiding Light" (featuring Ed Sheeran) 5:51

Personnel[edit]

  • Foy Vance – voice, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, baritone guitar, additional piano
  • Michael Keeney – piano, mini moog, sounds, fender rhodes, melotron
  • Colm McClean – electric guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar, pedal steel guitar
  • Paul 'Hammy' Hamilton – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Conor McCreanor – electric bass, upright bass
  • Bonnie Raitt – vocals (track 4)
  • Ed Sheeran – vocals (track 10)
  • The Arco String Quartet
    • Clare Hadwen – violin
    • Kathleen Gillespie – violins
    • Richard Hadwen – viola
    • Kerry Brady – cello

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Gallacher (10 June 2013). "Foy Vance new album: Joy of Nothing (+ documentary) | Folk Radio UK". Folkradio.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2014.