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Nobody Knows.


Download links and information about Nobody Knows. by Willis Earl Beal. This album was released in 2013 and it belongs to Gospel, Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 56:54 minutes.

Artist: Willis Earl Beal
Release date: 2013
Genre: Gospel, Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 13
Duration: 56:54
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No. Title Length
1. Wavering Lines 3:53
2. Coming Through (feat. Cat Power) 3:55
3. Everything Unwinds 3:30
4. Burning Bridges 4:59
5. Disintegrating 4:35
6. Too Dry To Cry 4:39
7. What's the Deal? 4:40
8. Ain't Got No Love 5:20
9. White Noise 4:33
10. Hole In the Roof 3:39
11. Blue Escape 3:07
12. Nobody Knows. 4:00
13. The Flow 6:04



After the alt.storybook rise of “outsider artist” Willis Earl Beal—with his no-fi release Acousmatic Sorcery and its rudimentary approach to life and music—it was inevitable that there's be a second act, perhaps including a professional studio. Yet Nobody Knows. is hardly a hi-fi affair. Sure, beats get a little slicker in spots. “Coming Through,” with Chan Marshall adding ghostly whispers and vocals, includes musical backing that sounds like a primitive garage-soul band adding a legitimate R&B groove, but the Tom Waits–like rawness of the gospel-blues-sex shouter “Too Dry to Cry” isn’t much removed from a few songs on the debut. A heavy, dark reverb adds a sense of menace to the strangely orchestrated “What’s the Deal?” A piano ballad like “Blue Escape” sounds like a man sitting at the back of an empty barroom singing for his own entertainment and spiritual release. It's quite excellent if you appreciate such odd-fi happenings.