Noam Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution - Foy Vance

from the album The Wild Swan (2016)

Last month, I was at a festival where a friend's teenage daughter was wearing a Vance Joy concert t-shirt.  "Wow" I said, "Vance Joy is great.  I write about him on my blog."  The girl beamed while her mother gave a quizzical look.

I later realized that Vance Joy is an Australian heartthrob and that I was thinking about Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance.  Embarrassingly, I must have looked like a child predator rather than a dyslexic ologig.

Foy Vance is an incredible singer and songwriter, the two essentials for a great song.  I first came across him in 2013 and was blown away with You and I, a duet with Bonnie Raitt.  His new album has splendidly soaring ballads, however it is the uptempo lead-off track that I dig most.

Noam Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution is kind of like Bob Seger's Betty Lou's Getting' Out Tonight for intellectuals.  Rapid fire lyrics and blaring saxophone.  Makes you want to grab a telecaster and rock out.  Great stuff.

Click Here to listen to Noam Chomsky Is A Soft Revolution on SoundCloud.

Click Here to listen to She Burns, the single off the album The Wild Swan.  If for no other reason, watch this video for the beautiful girl (you're welcome).

Click Here to read my 2013 post on Foy Vance's You and I.

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