A decade in the making, Where Shall We Begin, captures Foy's experiences up until this point. From sadly losing her father, to trying to keep herself afloat striving to share her craft with the masses, Foy's experiences have shaped every moment of this album, and is a complete and heartbreakingly bold body of work. And so, as the record begins, we're thrust into a blissful breeze, carried along on the whim of the music, occasionally hitting rockier paths where the bliss starts to break, but nevertheless, it's still beautiful.
Chloe Foy‘s debut album has been almost a decade in the making. The Gloucestershire-born, Manchester-based songwriter has been playing gigs and releasing EPs for quite a while, but it’s still taken some time for Where Shall We Begin to see the light of day. The backstory to her debut gives some idea as to why it was important to Foy to take her time.
Chloe Foy's debut album 'Where Shall We Begin' comes at the end of a formative ten years for the Gloucestershire-via-Manchester songwriter, before which she lost her father to depression. It is the result of meditation and introspection, featuring echoing, nostalgic folk arrangements, and haunting lyrics reminiscent of Gillian Welch, Edith Piaf and Tyler Ramsay. Although certainly a folk record, the airy arrangements here resemble progressive music at times.