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Laila Biali discusses upcoming album release and spring 2020 tour with 89.3KAOS

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Interview with KAOS' John Ford

Musician, singer, JUNO Award winner and radio host, Laila Biali is set to release her deeply personal new album, Out of Dust on March 27, 2020. "These new songs took shape as I processed my own feelings of doubt and loss," Biali reveals. "I believe that nothing is wasted, that even life's greatest challenges can produce something meaningful, even if only to make us more aware of and empathetic to the struggles of those around us."

This hard-won optimism is apparent in the music. Instead of giving into the darkness, Out of Dust finds Biali luxuriating in the light she found at the end of the tunnel. Co-produced by Biali and her husband, Ben Wittman, the album is a celebration of life; warm and uplifting even as it confronts her recent challenges (and the current political climate!) head-on.

After a recent gig at Seattle's Triple Door, Biali made the short trip to Olympia to go on the air with John Ford at 89.3KAOS. Listen to how the conversation evolved on the attached interview.