Willis Earl Beal

Willis Earl Beal releases new soundtrack EP

The five track 'Principles Of A Protagonist' is free to download

Willis Earl Beal arrested for allegedly ‘kicking a homeless man in the face’

Blues singer was detained in the Netherlands after a show at Le Guess Who? festival

Willis Earl Beal: ‘Simon Cowell told me to shut up when I auditioned for ‘The X Factor”

Singer also admits he wanted to win the show, but ultimately 'ruined' his chances

Willis Earl Beal – ‘Acousmatic Sorcery’

‘Outsider music’ feels like an old-fashioned concept these days. It still serves as a descriptor for lots of extraordinary artists, though: people who either...

Willis Earl Beal – ‘Ghost Robot’

Willis may be XL’s new big hope, but he’s just been exposed as a former X Factor hopeful (appearing on the US version in...

Willis Earl Beal plays sell-out debut UK show

Chicago man wows London as he kicks off his first UK tour

Willis Earl Beal – ‘Monotony’

There’s a lot of excitement about Willis Earl Beal’s first ever UK dates, taking place this week – making it doubly impressive that Beal’s...

Willis Earl Beal – ‘Take Me Away’

Chicagoan Beal, the multi-talented, multi-genred first signee to XL’s new imprint Hot Charity, has declared his desire to be “the black Tom Waits”. Sure...

Willis Earl Beal debuts new track and announces first ever UK shows – ticket details

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