Chicago singer/songwriter Willis Earl Beal shared the first taste of his sophomore release with his new track, 'Too Dry To Cry'.

Off his forthcoming LP, Nobody knows., Beal has crafted a shuffling ramshackle of a track, blending gospel, soul, and blues, all with his experimental touches. An off-kilter guitar line is joined by a stomp-n-clap beat that drives this vehicle for a tale of heartbreak.

Nobody knows. drops September 9 via HXC Recordings/XL Recordings. Beal is bringing his tour with a full band to Eurpoe this fall. Check out the dates below:

The Church of Nobody Tour Dates:

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


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