the 'weekend' exploits of smith westerns

Chicago teenagers Smith Westerns are set to release their sophomore LP, Dye It Blonde, on January 18.

The follow up to their jangly, lo-fi self-titled debut is significantly more realized and better produced. Perhaps the indie kids will consider the new album a sell out. I consider it infinitely more listenable.

Here’s the video for the lead single, “Weekend”, which reminds us all what it’s like to kill time before the age of 21:

“Imagine Pt 3” is just as exuberant, with a slightly more lush sound:

For a more 70’s glam feel, try “End Of The Night”:

Smith Westerns are currently on tour. Check them out and buy them a 12-pack of beer.


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