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Willis Earl Beal makes music out of loneliness
Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. Now he finds himself as a labelmate of Radiohead, M.I.A. and Adele. His debut album for Hot Charity/XL Recordings, “Acousmatic Sorcery,” is out this week.
April 3, 2012