Smith Westerns are an indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Their musical influences include David Bowie, Marc Bolan, T. Rex and Brit Pop.

Their self-titled debut album was released on HoZac Records on June 5, 2009.[4] Most of the album was recorded throughout the winter and early spring in Max Kakacek’s basement.

They released a new single, “Weekend”, on November 4, 2010, from their most recent album Dye It Blonde, which was released on January 18, 2011.

Most recently, they have been opening band for the Arctic Monkeys in their Suck It and See Tour

SMITH WESTERNS announce UK tour for September + release new single 'Idol' on September 16th.. watch the video now

Smith Westerns Announce Single And Tour

This summer has already seen the release of Soft Will, the lushly realised third album from Chicago rockers Smith Westerns. A leap forward from the stomping glam rock landscape established in both their self-titled debut album Dye it Blonde,

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Smith Western Share new video "Idol", tour to start in July

Smith Westerns share Video + Tour Dates

Smith Westerns share the music video for “Idol” and celebrate their new album, Soft Will out now via Mom+Pop. The video is shot, edited and directed by Sandy Kim and produced by Colby Hewitt. “Idol” is a dreamy pop song but the video is anything but

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Listen to Smith Westerns new single "Idol"

Smith Westerns Share New Track “Idol”

Smith Westerns reveal a new track “Idol” from their upcoming release, Soft Will, the follow up to Dye It Blonde. In typical Smith Westerns fashion, “Idol” is a dreamy pop song that has the ability to transport you to another time and place

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Smith Westerns "Soft Will" to be released by Mom + Pop Records

Mom+Pop To release Smith Westerns Album

Soft Will, the third LP from Smith Westerns, will be released June 24th on Mom+Pop. After playing over 140 shows in support of their second album Dye it Blonde in 2012, Smith Westerns (Cullen Omori, Max Kakacek and Cameron Omori) returned to Chicago and began writing the follow-up

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Smith Westerns share their single "3am Spiritual"

Smith Westerns Share New Album Track

Smith Westerns are pleased to share “3am Spiritual”, the second single from Soft Will, the band’s long-awaited follow up to Dye It Blonde. The first song written for the album it’s a track that finds the band in a contemplative mode

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Smith Westerns release "Varsity", "Soft Will" out June 25

Smith Westerns Premiere Video for “Varsity”

“I wanted to make a non narrative video clip about young love without showing the usual conventions of going on dates or hanging out at the mall. We studied this couple as they would study themselves and each other in their dreams, and used abstractly sexual imagery to give it a hallucinogenic and hazy atmosphere,”

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