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Burial’s identity revealed as … anonymous music nerd

Burial’s identity revealed as … anonymous music nerd


Thanks Mercury Music Prize! It’s all your fault! He must have thought he was going to win it or something. Now other anonymous music nerds can’t dream Burial is actually the The KLF AFX Kode 9 Jarvis Cocker The Purple People Eater etc etc ad infinitum. Here’s what William Bevan had to say about his identity in a myspace blog.

Hi, For a while there’s been some talk about who I am, but it’s not a big deal. I wanted to be unknown because I just want it to be all about the tunes. Over the last year the unknown thing has become an issue so im not into it any more. I’m a lowkey person and I just want to make some tunes, nothing else. my names Will Bevan, I’m from South London, I’m keeping my head down and just going to finish my next album, there’s going to be a 12″ maybe in the next few weeks too with 4 tunes. Hope u like it, i’ll try put a tune up later. Sorry for any rubbish tunes I made in the past, I’ll make up for it. A big big thank you to anyone who ever supported me, liked my tunes or sent me messages, it means the world to me. Big up everyone, take care, Will (Burial)

Can I go back to thinking Burial is average now? Neon Neon FTW! K Thanx bye..

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