Song of the Day #4,530: ‘From Afar’ – Vance Joy

‘From Afar’ was the debut single from Vance Joy’s 2014 album Dream Your Life Away. It’s a pining portrait of unrequited love that kicks into another gear during its yearning outro.

The song was eclipsed by the success of second single ‘Riptide,’ which became the longest-charting single in Joy’s home country of Australia and enjoyed worldwide success.

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