Willis Earl Beal @ Pitchfork Festival 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)

Chicago singer-songwriter Willis Earl Beal is slated to release the follow-up to 2012's Acousmatic Sorcery, titled Nobody knows., on September 10 via Hot Charity/XL Recordings. It features contributions from former tourmate Chan Marshall (aka Cat Power), and you can take a listen to lead singles "Too Dry to Cry" and "Everything unwinds." at the bottom of this post. The former is a Franks Wild Years-like jam (see "Hang On St. Christopher"), and "Everything unwinds." is delicate and brooding. Cover art and tracklisting for Nobody knows. can also be found below.

Beal doesn't have any North American dates scheduled at the moment, but he'll be embarking on a fall European tour called "The Church of Nobody" in September.

All known dates, album info. for Nobody knows., and those song streams lie after the jump...

Willis Earl Beal - "Too Dry to Cry"

Willis Earl Beal - "Everything unwinds."


Willis Earl Beal -- Nobody knows.
01. Wavering Lines
02. Coming Through [ft. Chan Marshall]
03. Everything unwinds.
04. Burning Bridges
05. Disintegrating
06. Too Dry Too Cry
07. What's the deal?
08. Ain't Got No Love
09. White Noise
10. Hole in the Roof
11. Blue Escape
12. Nobody knows.
13. The Flow

Willis Earl Beal -- 2013 Tour Dates
Friday, September 20th AB Club, Brussels, Belgium
Saturday, September 21st Incubate Festival, Tilburg, Holland
Monday, September 23rd MC Theatre, Amsterdam, Holland
Wednesday, September 25th Privat Club, Berlin, Germany
Thursday, September 26th Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
Friday, September 27th Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany
Sunday, September 29th Papiersaal, Zurich, Switzerland
Thursday, October 3rd St Giles in the Fields, London, UK
Friday, October 4th Sacred Trinity, Manchester, UK
Saturday, October 5th Louisiana, Bristol, UK
Monday, October 7th Point FMR, Paris, France

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