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Check Out: Willis Earl Beal – “Take Me Away”

on February 07, 2012, 1:38pm

 Check Out: Willis Earl Beal   Take Me Away

Chicago-via-Albuquerque-via-Chicago again singer/songwriter Willis Earl Beal will release his debut LP, Acousmatic Sorcery, on March 20th via Hot Charity/XL Recordings. We’ve already heard “Evening’s Kiss”, and now Pitchfork reveals another cut, entitled “Take Me Away”. This latest number is another gem of minimalist blues, built on the sound of clanging junk and Beal’s raspy, regret-soaked vocals. Stream it below.

As reported yesterday, Beal will be on tour this spring; peep the full itinerary below.

Willis Earl Beal 2012 Tour Dates:
03/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands #
03/30 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club *
03/31 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA *
04/01 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
04/04 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club *
04/06 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues *
04/07 – Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues *
04/08 – Madison, WI @ Majestic *
04/10 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre *
04/11 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up *
04/23 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock N Roll Hotel ^
04/24 – Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer ^
04/26 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg ^
04/27 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom ^
04/28 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall

# = w/ Zulu Winter
* = w/ SBTRKT
^ = w/ WU LYF

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