Smith Westerns to release third album 'Soft Will' in June

US band return with new single 'Varsity' - listen now

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Smith Westerns have revealed they will release their new studio album 'Soft Will' in June.

The band, who hail from Chicago, will release the follow up to 2011's 'Dye It Blonde' via their new label Mom + Pop. Scroll down to see the full album tracklisting. 'Soft Will' was produced by Chris Coady, who worked with the band on their previous effort and has also produced for Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and TV on the Radio.

Smith Westerns were previously signed to Weird World Records in the UK. The Domino imprint is the home to Melody's Echo Chamber and Peaking Lights and released 'Dye It Blonde' in May 2011. The band's debut self-titled album was released in 2009.

The first song to be lifted from 'Soft Will' is 'Varsity', which you can hear below. The song will be released as a 7" vinyl on May 14 with B-side 'Caste & Point'.

The tracklisting for 'Soft Will' is:

'3am Spiritual'
'Idol'
'Glossed'
'XXIII'
'Fool Proof'
'White Oath'
'Only Natural'
'Best Friend'
'Cheer Up'
'Varsity'


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