Will Foley’s debut album, “Addicted to Chaos,” is a raw and emotionally charged collection of songs that resonate with a profound sense of authenticity. Each track is a testament to the cathartic power of music, serving as a form of therapy that propelled Foley through the darkest moments of his life. The album delves into poignant themes, exploring the resilience of the human spirit, the beauty of enduring friendships, and the transformative impact of self-discovery. Foley’s lyrics are both intelligent and deeply heartfelt, reflecting a genuine passion for storytelling through music. “Addicted to Chaos” is a musical journey that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on its listeners. With influences ranging from Arctic Monkeys to Simon and Garfunkel, Foley’s sound is a unique blend of indie-rock sensibilities and folk-inspired melodies.
Foley’s live performances have garnered notable attention, earning him the title of BBC Introducing Suffolk’s “Artist to Watch” for 2023. His sold-out shows in Colchester and memorable appearances at iconic venues like The Bedford attest to his growing presence in the music scene. Recorded and mastered at Black Cactus Studios in Colchester, the album features contributions from talented musicians such as Ryan Swain on drums and Joe Palmer on bass. Eliza Burkitt’s haunting violin in “Last Chance Saloon” adds a captivating layer to the album’s rich sonic tapestry.
“Addicted to Chaos” is more than just an album; it’s a testament to the power of music as a vehicle for healing and self-discovery. Foley’s lyrics, imbued with his personal journey, offer solace and resonance to anyone who has grappled with life’s challenges. In Foley’s own words, “I put my whole world into this music, and it saved my life. I hope you can use it in whatever means you need to as well, and I hope you feel the intention and power behind the lyrics.” “Addicted to Chaos” is not just an album; it’s a beacon of hope and a testament to the transformative potential of music.