CMU Approved

Approved: Willis Earl Beal

By | Published on Thursday 29 August 2013

Willis Earl Beal

Actor/artist/filmmaker Willis Earl Beal, a man of so many ‘hats’ I can’t even fathom, will on 9 Sep release a follow-on to his magic (if patchily so) first try ‘Acousmatic Sorcery’ in new LP ‘Nobody Knows’.

Uncloaking Beal’s real promise as a writer in a way that even the highs of his ‘Acousmatic’-era never quite did, the tracks shared from ‘Nobody’ so far, bony hymnal ‘Everything Unwinds’ and ghosting blues descant ‘Too Dry To Cry’, plus satisfying, molasses-warm Cat Power liaison ‘Coming Through’, are all playable now, in a row. Because, why not: