Singer will play six UK shows as part of his first European run

Willis Earl Beal has unveiled a new track ahead of the release of his debut album in April.

The blues singer, who will release his first LP ‘Acousmatic Sorcery’ on April 2 via XL Recordings, has debuted the track online to preview the album. You can hear the track, which is titled ‘Take Me Away’, by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Beal has also announced first ever run of UK shows. He will play four London shows, starting on February 28 at the Power Lunches Arts Café and ending at the Sebright Arms on March 13. He will also play shows in Leeds and Manchester as part of the run.

Though the singer’s debut album is still yet to come out, he revealed to NME earlier this year that he is already planning his second album and will record it in late 2012.

Willis Earl Beal will play:

London Power Lunches Arts Cafe (February 28)
Manchester Trof (March 2)
Leeds Nation of Shopkeepers (3)
London Notting Hill Arts Club (4)
London Victoria (9)
London Sebright Arms (13)

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