Smith Westerns Reveal New Album, Soft Will, and Single

Infectious Chicago rockers Smith Westerns will release their third full-length album, Soft Will, on June 25th. The follow-up to 2011’s outstanding Dye It Blonde (2011: #10), Soft Will is preceded by first single “Varsity”, which touts a video directed by Alan Del Rio Ortiz above. The release is the quartet’s first on Mom + Pop Records. Smith Westerns’ recently announced tour dates are below.

Smith Westerns 2013 tour:

07-21 Nashville, TN – Exit In
07-23 Washington, DC – Black Cat
07-24 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
07-26 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
07-27 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
07-28 Montreal, Quebec – Cabaret Mile End
07-29 Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace
08-02 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08-05 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
08-06 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
08-07 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
08-09 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival
08-10 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
08-11 Pomona, CA – The Glass House
08-12 San Diego, CA – Casbah
08-15 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
08-16 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
08-17 Vancouver, British Columbia – Electric Owl
08-20 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
10-04 -10-06 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
10-11 – 10-13 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival

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Also recommended: “All Die Young“, “Still New

Smith Westerns - Soft Will

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