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Vance Joy warms hearts at a sold-out Electric Factory

Vance Joy | Photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN | <a href=http://cameronpollackphotography.com target="_blank">cameronpollackphotography.com</a>
Vance Joy | Photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN | cameronpollackphotography.com

This past summer, I had effectively written off Vance Joy as simply another singer songwriter with a famous falsetto and the propensity to write one, maybe two passable albums. In a world ever-increasingly populated with white, male, 20-something singer songwriters looking to distance themselves from the enormous one-hit-wonder pack and make a lasting impact, finding a permanent niche is rapidly becoming a taller task. However, nine months later, I’m confident that, while Vance is certainly still at the beginning of his career, he has found his niche. Throughout his set at the Electric Factory last weel, he proved to be genuine, unendingly humble, and the textbook definition of “adorkable.” Continue reading →