Foy Vance is a musician from Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland. His first single "Gabriel and the Vagabond" was released on 18 December 2006 on Wurdamouth Records. The single's B-side was "Indiscriminate Act of Kindness". The songs "Homebird" and "Gabriel and the Vagabond" were both featured in the second season of the US TV drama Grey's Anatomy.
"Indiscriminate Act of Kindness" is featured in a TV commercial for Great Ormond Street Hospital, which was aired in the UK up until Christmas of 2006. Foy often uses alternative tunings for his guitar, for example the song "Indiscriminate Act of Kindness" he uses the tuning CGDGCe. Foy has previously released two limited edition EPs on Wurdamouth Records, Live Sessions and the Birth of the Toilet Tour and Watermelon Oranges. His regular piano player is London based composer Jules Maxwell.
On 21 July 2007 Foy's debut album Hope was released on Wurdamouth Records. The album track "Two Shades of Hope" contains a hidden recording of Foy's daughter Ella singing "You are my sunshine" at the end.