James Keogh (better known as Vance Joy) is an Australian singer-songwriter born in Melbourne. His debut EP God Loves You When You're Dancing was released in March 2013. The single "Riptide" became a success on Australian commercial radio, and was certified Double Platinum by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA). The music video was directed by Dimitri Basil. The song also features in a GoPro TV advertising camping in the US.
Vance Joy has signed with Atlantic Records a five-album deal.
He has an arts/law degree from Monash University.