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Bilal Talks Escape, Sings The Blues & Visits Warsaw w/ His Band In 'Being Bilal'

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Celebrated singer Bilal Oliver talks creative escape, sings the blues and tours Warsaw with his band in the latest edition of the road documentary series Being Bilal. The tour footage is anchored by narration and performance clips from Bilal and his band. Delving into his first encounters with his singing talent, he also talks about everything from his childhood singing in the church to some of the reasons he remains inspired to keep going - his incarcerated older brother included - and dwells for a moment on the importance of creative escape. Rehearsal and performance clips from his Warsoul Sessions show in Poland bookend his commentary in this edition of the series, which has been simmering for the past two years. Check the footage below to watch the latest episode of Being Bilal. Purchase the A Love Surreal LP via iTunes. Stay tuned for more from Bilal.